Writ­ing a wrong

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

Baroness Deech, House of Lords

Not good to talk ill of the dead. But early on in my jour­nal­is­tic ca­reer I was told that all rules were made to be bro­ken. And it was right to break that one where Ger­ald Kauf­man was con­cerned. He was not just an an­ti­semitic ego­ist, he was a thor­oughly un­pleas­ant man.

I dis­cov­ered that when I was young and asked by the JC to cover a meet­ing at Wel­wyn Gar­den City, to be ad­dressed by the Prime Min­is­ter Harold Wil­son’s prin­ci­pal ad­viser, a cer­tain Ger­ald Kauf­man. I not only ac­cepted the com­mis­sion but also agreed to drive the speaker

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