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Philip Rubenstein

Philip Rubenstein was the director of the All-Party Parliamentary War Crimes Group, which campaigned successfully in the 1980s to change the law to enable the prosecution of Nazi war criminals living in the UK. He was the first director of the Holocaust Educational Trust, a former board member of the Britain-Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM), and is currently a trustee of the International Centre for Jewish Studies (ICJS).
Reckonings: Who Cares About Bringing Nazis to Justice?
Eli Rosenbaum of the US Justice Department has been described as ‘the world’s most successful Nazi hunter’. However, Professor Mary Fulbrook, in her new book, Reckonings, argues that the vast majority of Nazi perpetrators have evaded responsibility for their crimes. Seventy years after the Nuremberg Trials, Joshua Rozenberg chaired a panel discussion to explore whether justice has, or ever could have, been done. Sponsored by Ali and Avi Goldberg  ...
The Ticket Collector from Belarus
1999 saw Britain’s first and only ever Nazi war crimes trial. The trial brought Andrei Sawoniuk – a retired ticket inspector, charged with murdering Jews during the Nazi occupation of Belarus – face to face for the first time in over 50 years with Ben-Zion Blustein, his former childhood friend and now a key witness for the prosecution. Mike Anderson, author of The Ticket Collector from Belarus and Jon Silverman, who covered the trial as BBC home aff...