COPENHAGEN (Feb. 9)
“Absolute nonsense” said Mrs. Hanneh Kaufmann, a Danish-Jewish writer, when she learned today that her books have been banned in Jordan. “I have written seven books and only one of them, which deals with Jewish refugees in Denmark, mentions Israel–and then only in four pages,” the 46-year-old authoress told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The book, titled “All These Fates” describes the fate of Polish-Jewish refugees in Denmark after 1969.
It is apparently the ground for the Jordanian depiction of Mrs. Kaufmann as a “Zionist” and “pro-Israel Jewess.” Her other works include a love story, detective stories, two books on Jewish refugees from Nazi persecution and a book on Nazi concentration camps. Mrs. Kaufmann has also written the Danish translation of a book on the assassination of Count Folke Bernadotte by an Israeli journalist, Baruch Nadel.