Behind the Humanitarian Mask: the Nordic Countries, Israel, and the Jews


About Amb. Zvi Mazel

Amb. Zvi Mazel served as Israel's Ambassador to Sweden between 2002-2004. From 1989 to 1992 he was Israel's Ambassador to Romania and from 1996 to 2001, Israel's Ambassador to Egypt. He has also held senior positions in Israel's Foreign Ministry as Deputy Director General in charge of African Affairs and Director of the Eastern European division and head of the Egyptian and North African department.

About Efraim Zuroff

Dr. Efraim Zuroff is the chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and director of the Israel Office and Eastern European Affairs. His latest books are Mūsiškiai; Kelionė Su Priešu [Our People; Journey With an Enemy], (Vilnius: Alma Littera, 2016); and Operation Last Chance; One Man's Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice (New York: Macmillan, 2009).

About Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld is emeritus chairman (2000-2012) of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The author was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, and the International Leadership Award by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. His latest book is The War of a Million Cuts: The Struggle against the Delegitimization of Israel and the Jews, and the Growth of New Anti-Semitism (2015). His previous books include Europe’s Crumbling Myths: The Post-Holocaust Origins of Today’s Anti-Semitism; Judging the Netherlands: The Renewed Holocaust Restitution Process, 1997-2000; and The Abuse of Holocaust Memory: Distortions and Responses.