Planet History

Autor: Tom Eshed

»An Unprecedented Act of Homage«

In April 1951, Hersch Lauterpacht, who at that time held the prestigious Whewell Chair in International Law at Cambridge University, wrote his legal opinion on a somewhat peculiar matter. He was responding to Mordechai Shenavi, one of the founders of Hashomer Hatzair and the initiator of Yad Vashem, which came into official existence in 1953. […]

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