Skip to comments.Peter Bergson – The Unintended Hero of the Holocaust Era - Saving 200,000 European Jews. (FDR sicced IRS & FBI on him)
Posted on 10/18/2022 9:28:20 PM PDT by PghBaldy
Ken Burns’ The US and the Holocaust underplayed Peter Bergson’s role in the creation of the War Refuge Board, which is said to have saved 200,000 European Jews. Burns’ documentary, whether for ideological reasons or willful ignorance treated Bergson’s role as an afterthought. On the other hand, Rabbi Stephen Wise, Bergson’s nemesis received positive attention in Burns’ documentary. Yet, it was Stephen Wise who told the antisemitic State Department to hold off on distributing Gerhard Riegner’s report of the German Nazis systematic murder of Jews in Europe until he could verify it! It was pretty clear then, in 1943, that Hitler’s Germany intended to annihilate Europe’s Jews.
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What a surprise? I’m deeply shocked.
The hatred of the Jewish people is replete throughout history and continues to this very day.
No single peoples have had to endure such pervasive hatred. The thing that astonishes me is the fact that from the beginning there were and continue to be so many people of Jewish heritage that willfully hate and undermine their own people.
This fact is unprecedented in human history but is pervasive among certain Jews. For the life of me, I will never understand that. And, American Jews are just as hateful of other Jews and Israel as any other. It’s simply bewildering to me.
It’s the same with black dems and abortion...These 2 groups have been hunted down for centuries and you’re helping to slaughter your own people???Does that mean the KKK and the Nazis were right in destroying you????
Using the FIB and Infernal Revenue Service to threaten and intimidate?
Some things just don’t ever seem to change.
“Someone did something.”
After I saw his series on the Civil War I knew Ken Burns made extremely slanted ahistorical “documentaries” and haven’t bothered with any others he’s done.
Shock Shock, it turns out he’s a hardcore Leftist.
Noting jewishpinglist keyword.
For those who won’t read the story, ‘Peter Bergson’ was the assumed name of Hillel Kook, nephew and student of the famed Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Ashkenaz Chief Rabbi of Mandatory Palestine.
Interesting article, thank you.
It’s simply bewildering to me!
The Burn’s piece was anti-Trump propaganda, not history. Burns ignored FDR’s antisemitism. Of course, he downplayed Kook and the Revisionist Zionists.
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