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    Witness Statements and Documents

    This section archives five witness statements (affidavits), six expert witness reports ranging in topic from Nazi anti-semitism to the history of Auschwitz as an extermination camp.

    Expert Witness Documents

    The Van Pelt Report by Robert Jan van Pelt

    Van Pelt’s report examines Irving’s distortions about Auschwitz, its gas chambers and incineration facilities, as well as its role in the ‘Final Solution of the Jewish Problem.’

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    Witness Statements

    Witness Statement of Steven M. Wasserstrom

    I, STEVEN M. WASSERSTROM, of 3202 SE Woodstock, Portland Oregon 97202, USA, WILL SAY AS FOLLOWS: 1.  I am the Moe and Izetta Tonkon Associate Professor of Judaic Studies and the Humanities at Reed College in Portland Oregon, USA. I have taught at Reed College for the past twelve years, where I most recently served four…

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    Witness Statement of Rebecca Guttman

    I, REBECCA RACHELLE GUTTMAN of 802 1/2 E. Hollywood Street, Tampa, FL 33604, U.S.A, WILL SAY as follows:- 1.I am employed by The American Jewish Committee (“AJC”), Southwest Florida Chapter as Executive Assistant for West Coast Florida Chapter. I have worked for the AJC for one year. My responsibilities include: maintaining multiple databases, planning and…

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    Witness Statement of Eric K. Ward

    I, ERIC K WARD of [please state full address], WILL SAY as follows:-1.I am employed by the Northwest Coalition [Please briefly state the function and activities of the NC, how long you have been employed by the NC, your job description and a summary of your responsibilities]. 2.One of the functions of the Northwest Coalition is to monitor extremist far right activity, in order to protect and educate those affected about the threat of anti-Semitism and racism in our society [please expand].

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    Witness Statement of Deborah E. Lipstadt

    Current Position 1.Family Background: I am a single woman born in New York City in 1947. My father came to the United States from Germany in the late 1920s and my mother emigrated with her family from Canada in the 1920s. Her parents had come to Canada from Poland during the first decade of the…

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    Witness Statement of Bernie M. Farber

    I, BERNIE M. FARBER of 4600 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2R 3V2 WILL SAY as follows:- 1.I am employed by Canadian Jewish Congress (“CJC”), Ontario Region, as the Executive Director. Prior to my employment by CJC I was a social worker with the Ottawa Jewish Community Centre, before working with the Children’s Aid Society of…

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