The capture of Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960 and his subsequent trial in Jerusalem electrified the world and sparked a global debate on where, how genocide can be judged. The event has become a touchstone for judicial proceedings throughout the world, offering a legal, moral and political framework for coming to terms with unfathomable evil.
This ‘trial of the century’ is revisited by award-winning historian, Deborah Lipstadt, whose new book, The Eichman Trial, couples historical perspective with contemporary urgency. She will be in conversation Anthony Julius who led her defence team in the David Irving Holocaust denial trial.
For more information about this past event visit jewishbookweek.com/past-events/1039