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Quiet Neighbors by Allan A. Ryan: The Legal Immigration of Nazi Collaborators into the U.S.

Allan A. Ryan’s Quiet Neighbors (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984) recreates some of the horrors Jewish victims lived through in the Nazi death camps and describes the often lengthy and challenging process of bringing the Nazi victimizers and their collaborators to justice. 655 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Review of "The Inner World of the Psychopath" by Steve Becker, LCSW

Psychopathy is the psychological root of evil. Understanding what makes psychopaths tick can offer us invaluable emotional protection from those who intend to harm us. It can also help us understand better complex and mystifying historical phenomena. 1,604 more words

Claudia Moscovici

The concentration camp commandants: Review of Soldiers of Evil by Thomas Segev

Thomas Segev’s dissertation, Soldiers of Evil (Jerusalem: Domino Press, 1987), goes a long way in explaining the psychology and social background of the Holocaust’s most ruthless mass murderers: the concentration camp Commandants. 1,130 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Could the Holocaust happen again? Simon Wiesenthal's answer

Alan Levy’s study of the life and works of Nazi hunter and world-renowned author Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi Hunter: The Wiesenthal File (New York, Barnes and Noble Books, 1993), probes the question that is at the bottom of any profound understanding of the Holocaust: Could the Holocaust happen again? 641 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Why were so few Jews saved during the Holocaust?

In her comprehensive historical study, The Holocaust, Leni Yahil asks a question which, decades later, we still haven’t satisfactorily answered: “Why were so few of the millions of Jews who had been living in Europe prior to the Holocaust saved?” ( 638 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Why were so few Jews saved during the Holocaust?

In her comprehensive historical study, The Holocaust, Leni Yahil asks a question which, decades later, we still haven’t satisfactorily answered: “Why were so few of the millions of Jews who had been living in Europe prior to the Holocaust saved?” ( 638 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Anti-Semitism in Hungary today

Anti-Semitism has a long history in Hungary, nearly as long as the history of the Jews living in the country. In fact, Hitler was not the first to prescribe armband to mark, isolate and shame the Jews. 622 more words

Claudia Moscovici