11 Results $ Paperback. THE LONGEST WAR. $ Hardcover. Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without a Number by Jacobo Timerman ( $ “At two in the morning of April 15, , twenty armed men in civilian clothes arrested Jacobo Timerman, editor and publisher of a leading Buenos Aires. Directed by Linda Yellen. With Roy Scheider, Liv Ullmann, Trini Alvarado, Roy Brocksmith.

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Timerman, born into a prominent Jewish family that in migrated to Argentina to escape the pogroms, was affected by watching his parents live in poverty in their new country. Timerman repeatedly reminds the reader that turning a blind eye in the face of abuse and injustice is tantamount to condoning the abuse.

Colonel Rossi Charles Noel A Jewish journalist was adducted by the regime police, tortured, taken prisoner and accused of treason against the state.

Timerman maintained his outspoken support for Israel. But the institutions as such said hardly a word in public on the subject.

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Soon after completing his prison memoir, Timerman and other journalists were taken to Lebanon to see Israel’s war up close. Jacobo Timmerman reveals a lot, the most telling is the policy of the kidnappers, torturers timwrman executioners who worked for the regime in Argentina–or who might have been employed by a rival faction within the armed forces–was when a person who was “disappeared” he didn’t just disappear but was disappeared and his family and associates were able to pinpoint the last time and place he was seen, possibly coming close to the identities of timer,an kidnappers and even getting the Catholic Church or organizations like Amnesty International interested in iacobo case.


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Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number by Jacobo Timerman

As a young man, he was sentenced to multiple prison terms for refusing to serve in the Lebanon war. The government re-opened prosecution of crimes committed during the Dirty War. He met his future wife, Risha Mindlin, [7] at a Zionist conference in Mendoza.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The moral superiority he places in a movement that destroyed and ethnically-cleansed the Palestinian people is intolerable.

Was this review helpful to you? The anonymous publication of ‘Plan Andinia’ also took place in Timerman was Jewish and believed he was imprisoned in large part because of that, so he spent many pages talking about anti-Semitism in Argentina. At the last moment, however, pressure by the government which feared reprisals by the Argentine junta forced the Knesset speaker’s office to move the celebration to timermab hall at the Hebrew University, where the highest-ranking dignitary present was the mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek.

Jacobo and Risha Timerman had three sons together. He was given Israeli citizenship, so was not stateless. Timerman gets the perfect balance between philosophical reflection on the nature of captivity, the personal emotive side, and a superb breakdown of the political and societal situation in Argentina. Jacobo Timerman had something to say.


Rather, they are presented on the site as archival content, intended for himerman reference only. Jews were targeted in the media, including television stations operated by the government.

Rabbi physical instructor Sam Robards Lee Wilkof After the failure of Nirgad’s initial efforts to achieve Timerman’s release, through conversations with Videla and others, Israel sought to add pressure by proxy.

Menem signifies the return to old Peronism: Timerman’s ordeal reveals how frighteningly close to the surface old hatreds lie.

Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number

It’s also a pretty good description of the political realities, anti semitism and general chaotic mafiosi corruption that has plagued the nation since Peron. Search for ” Jacobo Timerman: The policy of human rights belongs to United States history.

He describes getting in a car with several plainclothes officers. Nov 30, Trebor rated it liked it. They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. Nov 13, Andy Plowright rated it it was amazing. This book has to be read to be believed and any commentary simply cannot do it justice.