Bernard Wasserstein is Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Modern European Jewish History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of
The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews
The Jewish Woman Who Was the Liaison Between the Nazis and American Rescue Groups
In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.
· March 26, 2014