My Neighbor, My Kapo

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Between 1950-1972, dozens of former Jewish kapos stood trial in Israel, yet their story is almost entirely unknown. Prof. Dan Porat, a historian at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his book Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators, a 2019 National Jewish Book Award finalist.

An excerpt appeared in Time magazine, read it here.

This season is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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