Sunday, February 17, 2008

Anti-Reparations Demo

In researching some aspects of the beginnings of the German Reparations Agreement with Israel, I came across a mention in a book, p. 28 in German Reparations and the Jewish World: A History of the Claims Conference by Ronald Zweig here it is, partially online) of a demonstration at the Waldorf-Astoria on October 25, 1951 by "Revisionists" protesting the meeting (which was called to coordinate policy but also left out some important American Jewish organizations,.

Moshe Brodetzky wrote:

I was with MORTY DOLINSKY inside the hotel - in the corridor - outside the room - where the deal was being considered - and praying tehilim / mincha.


Yitzhak Heimowitz writes:

It wasn't outside, it was inside. I was one of the group of Betarim who located the room in which the conference was taking place and broke in. We demonstrated for quite a while until we left, either because we were finished or because security guards arrived. My impression was that the delegates took it without going wild, and were not surprised that Betar had found them out.

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