LONDON (Apr. 26)
Dr. Nahum Goldmann, honorary president of the World Jewish Congress, assailed the NBC-TV mini-series, “Holocaust,” for having compared Poles with the Nazis in its description of wartime persecution of Jews, according to an interview he gave to PAP, the Polish news agency.
“It is sheer nonsense to compare Poles with Nazis. Poles suffered no less than we did. We suffered greater losses proportion-wise, but the Poles also suffered enormously. The Polish nation was the only nation which never had any Quisling into the bargain as all the others had: Rumania, France, Hungary, Slovakia, Norway. There was never a Quisling in Poland. I think that the behavior of U.S. television is very unfair and I am not going to conceal that.”
Goldmann was also quoted by PAP as saying that he would like a large assembly of Jewish leaders from all over the world to be held in Auschwitz, the former Nazi concentration camp. He also said he would ask organizations with which he was connected to hold assemblies of their leaders in Auschwitz every year.
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