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Notorious Eichmann Aide Died in Syria in 2010

Simon Wiesenthal Center confirms death of Alois Brunner four years ago

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Moses, Masada, and Eichmann Make Israel’s Newest TV Comedy Sparkle

‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time

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Adolf Eichmann Is Alive and Well and Living in the Middle East

Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis

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In Slovakia, a Citizen’s Effort To Build a Holocaust Memorial to His City’s Missing Jews

Ladislav Rovinský isn’t Jewish—but that gives him the freedom to insist that Košice confront its wartime history

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Hannah Arendt, Guilty Pleasure

Thrill to the Jewish Philosopher Queen as she does battle with boring Nazis, The New Yorker, and Mossad

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Being the Jew in the Box

To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum

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Daybreak: Israel Preps for Assad Regime’s Fall

Plus, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news

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Hearts and Minds

A pair of new plays—one powerful, about Afghanistan; the other less successful, about Eichmann—bring recent history to the stage

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Sundown: New Jersey Vandal Arrested

Plus, Eichmann items on display, quoting Barney Frank, and more

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Sundown: But Will Ashley Biden Convert?

Plus ground operation in Gaza cleared, the problem with Tebow, and more

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Two Plays, Two Adolfs

A serious take on Eichmann and a less serious one on Hitler

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Revenge of the Nerds

Video games are the medium of revenge, and for Israeli boys killing Hitler in Wolfenstein, that meant addressing some deep traumas

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Sundown: Confessions of an Ex-Columnist

Plus Israel stays course regarding Turkey, and more

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On the Bookshelf

The term “post-Holocaust” raises conceptual problems, but a host of new books helps define it by exploring everything from Nazis on the run to Jews on the mend

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It Happened On Their Birthdates

Jewish history, the day you were born

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Pressure Mounts for German Documents

‘Don’t mention the war,’ say some

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In Case You Forgot To Remember

Some post-Yom HaShoah reading

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Daybreak: Good Friday in Syria?

Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news

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Defense Department

Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy, must defend Israel from delegitimization while confronting a growing wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric among European elites

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The Eichmann Trial At Fifty

Today on Tablet

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Hannah Arendt’s Draft of History

The edited typescript of “Eichmann in Jerusalem” reveals New Yorker editor William Shawn’s meticulous work

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Film Study

The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Regrets, He Had a Few

What Eichmann wished he had done differently

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The Trial

Fifty years ago, Adolf Eichmann was tried for war crimes. In a new book from Nextbook Press, historian Deborah E. Lipstadt examines the proceedings that changed the way we think about genocide.

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The Evil in Banality?

Today on Tablet

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C.I.A. Protected Ukrainian Nazi Collaborator

New report also reveals Nazi-grand mufti deal

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Self-Made Golem

Simon Wiesenthal, painted in a new biography as a fame-seeking myth-maker, is also the man who insisted that the world face up to the Holocaust

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Sundown: The 23-Year-Old Nuclear Customer

Plus the Buck-Oy State, Eichmann in the Vatican, and more

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On Their Trail

His targets may be pushing 90, but Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff is still looking

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Hot Pursuit

The gripping, improbable, globetrotting story of how Israeli spies caught Adolf Eichmann