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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Ben Kingsley stars as Adolf Eichmann in “Operation Finale.” (Valeria Florini / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures)

Ben Kingsley carried a photo of Elie Wiesel with him while filming ‘Operation Finale’

By Naomi Pfefferman, JTA August 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Ask Ben Kingsley about why he was keen to portray Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann in the new film “Operation Finale” and he describes the traumatic childhood incident in which he first learned about the Holocaust.The 74-year-old British...

The Eichmann Trial by Deborah E. Lipstadt

Lipstadt shows insightful opinions in ‘The Eichmann Trial’

BY ELAINE K. ALEXANDER, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 4, 2011

Who would have thought that when Adolph Eichmann stood trial in Israel for crimes against the Jewish people, the "gallery" would have at any time "erupted with laughter?" In her most recent book "The Eichmann Trial" (Random House, $24.95), Deborah Lipstadt,...

Sara J. Bloomfield is the director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

From the Nuremberg trials, a challenge for today

By Sara J. Bloomfield May 4, 2011

WASHINGTON - Sixty-five years ago at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, 22 defendants stood in the dock. They represented a cross-section of Nazi diplomatic, economic, political and military leadership, and became the first people...

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