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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Jacobo Timerman’s “Prisoner without a nameCell without a number” is truly remarkable book. They share their feelings about women, life, love, and jacono.

I’m handed a passport, which is valid for only two days. He also publicly compared Israeli government policies toward Palestinians to Apartheid in South Africa. A true tale of the mindset behind Argentina’s dirty war, and how nationalism precipitates the destruction of a prosperous nation’s core values. Return to Book Page. Argentina had obtained his extradition from the US, charged with 43 murders and the kidnapping of 24 tikerman who have since disappeared.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The least temptation to laugh or sneer, however, quickly evaporates when one reads, on p. But as another prisoner said to him: Unfortunately, it is true. Timerman later said that Argentine dissidents all rooted for the Dutch football team, out of appreciation for the Netherlands’ efforts to counteract the regime’s self-promotion.

Share this Rating Title: The book is a great timerrman as it shows how despite us thinking it timetman possible, certain ideologies always resurface and always benefit from the support of the ignorant and the silence of those who should know better. High to Low Avg.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Edit Cast Credited cast: A Jewish journalist was adducted by the regime police, tortured, taken prisoner and accused of treason against the state. This book is unique in that it illuminates both the micro and the macro of the Argentine crisis of the late s, and should occupy the reading list of anyone interested in Argentine history or the potential evolution of political crisis.


We had Rwanda in the s, Burma in the same period and beyond and Syria, as I write this. He tries very hard but never figures out what it is that Jews have or do timeran makes people, politicians and military go jaocbo.

Are you an author? It is not an emotional issue but one of cool judgment. 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. Menem was elected with As part of a broad change in foreign policy based around human rights, the United States Carter Administration in had condemned Argentina’s activities. How sad it was that Mr. Thank You for Your Contribution! Yet Timerman’s high-profile arrest, particularly in light of his known Zionist affiliations, elicited a diplomatic response from Israel.

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jacoo Had the book actually been about being a prisoner, I would have found it much more rewarding. Timerman clearly believed anti-Semitism was universal and inevitable and that the solution was Zionism.

In its sentencing, the 3-judge tribunal described the actions of Etchecolatz against political prisoner as genocide, the first time the term was applied that way in Argentine trials. Anug’s new plan solicited the quiet assistance of anti-communist diplomats and authors in other nations. timermam

He would jump from topic to topic without transition and I could never really follow. At the federal security offices I’m informed that I have been stripped of my citizenship and expelled from the country, and will be transported at once to the airport. Search for ” Jacobo Timerman: And the generals are aware of this.

With that been said, Mr. What they don’t realize is that if we want it to change, we have to say so. He had been under suspicion of financing the left-wing Montoneros guerrillas through money laundering of millions of dollars derived from their kidnapping ransoms. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 7, See Article History.


A15; accessed via Lexis Nexis Academic, 30 May Popularity Popularity Featured Price: He was given Israeli citizenship, so was not stateless. The book describes anti-semitism and anti-intellectualism within the military regime.

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Nov 13, Andy Plowright rated it it was amazing. The book is short, but packs in a lot of information. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Timerman’s historical perspective and breadth of knowledge, as well as his more or less political objectivity he was really timreman voice of moderation in a country that had completely lost jacogo political center and fallen prey to the violent blackmail coming from left and right makes this a particularly valuable book considering the subject matter.

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Timerman had written to the Court, declining to defend the case again, from Uruguay, where he had retired. It is relevant not only to Argentina’s history, but any nation under threat by its own bullheaded pride. Jacobo Timerman was born in the Ukraine, moved with his family to Argentina inand was deported to Israel in