Gideon Hausner

The Arendt Trial

In her new book on the Eichmann trial, Deborah Lipstadt ‘rescues’ the event from Hannah Arendt.

04/12/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

The trial in 1961 in Israel of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann has been well rehearsed by scholars, in the popular literature, and by journalists and Jewish professionals.

Lipstadt, a professor of history at Emory University, provides a needed historical context for the Eichmann trial.
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