Israel: Jew Against Jew

In the four-month trial of Adolf Eichmann, one dark chapter of the Nazi holocaust was never fully brought out: the rule of Nazi-organized councils of Jewish elders in European ghettos. Backed by their own high-booted Jewish police, the councils compiled death lists of Jews and rounded up their own people for deportation to Nazi extermination camps. Refusal to help Eichmann's "transportation" experts would have meant immediate death, but always there was the agonizing moral dilemma: even under duress, was cooperation not betrayal? Last week Israeli Prosecutor David Libai gave the state's answer...

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