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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

The documentary ‘Prosecuting Evil’ looks at Ben Ferencz, a war crimes investigator and a prosecutor at the post-WWII Nuremberg trials.

Last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor continues to seek justice at age 99

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor May 30, 2019

Ben Ferencz has gotten a close look at crimes against humanity over the last century. In fact, he helped to define what the phrase means by serving as a prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials of Nazis following World War II. And despite his familiarity with...

Image from Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today.

‘Nuremberg’ documentary movingly details Nazi war crimes trials

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

In 1948, the United States government produced a documentary about the Nuremberg war crimes trials to be shown to the German people as part of the de-Nazification effort. But the film, which movingly details the international effort to bring Nazi war...

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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