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THE EICHMANN TRIAL AND AMERICAN JEWRY: A REASSESSMENT

@inproceedings{Ouzan2016THEET,
  title={THE EICHMANN TRIAL AND AMERICAN JEWRY: A REASSESSMENT},
  author={Frangoise S. Ouzan},
  year={2016}
}
  • Frangoise S. Ouzan
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • The Eichmann trial had an impact on American Jewry as well as on Israel. The debates on the court proceedings raised the issue of the allegedly exiled status of Diaspora Jews. Some Zionist intellectuals interpreted the post-Holocaust emergence of a Jewish state in terms of a redemptive vision of history. However, for a segment of organized American Jewry, the new economic, social, and cultural opportunities available to Jews had rendered ambiguous the connection between the Shoah and the… CONTINUE READING

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