‘The Last Nazi Hunter’ speaks at Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho Santa Fe event

Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho Santa Fe held a lecture by Dr Efraim Zuroff, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s chief Nazi hunter, on July 30 at the Rancho Santa Fe home of Drs. Andrew and Diana Benedek.

Zuroff, director of the Wiesenthal Center in Jeruselem, is an American-born Israeli historian who has played an important role in the efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to justice during the past 28 years. Zuroff discussed his role in “Operation: Last Chance,” which he launched in 2002.

Zuroff spearheaded a vast public campaign to locate and bring to justice as many as possible of the worst suspected Nazi criminals, before ill health or death spared them from standing trial.

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