By A. James Rudin
Religion News Service
(RNS) When asked to name two famous trials that took place in Jerusalem, most people quickly mention the t...
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On April 12th Jews the world over will gather to pray for the souls of six million of our brothers and sisters who were mass murdered by Nazi Germany ...
BERLIN — The basics of Adolf Eichmann's story are well documented: Commonly known as the "architect of the Holocaust" for his role in coordinati...
Richard Bernstein has written an important philosophical inquiry into the phenomenon of evil (Bernstein 2002), an inquiry that will be of great value to psychoanalysts.
A country's leading newspaper publishes a lurid attack, and no-one less than the Foreign Minister invokes 'freedom of speech' to protect the newspaper and its reporter. Iran? No. Sweden.
Even more chillingly relevant is Arendt's controversial phrase, "the banality of evil," with which she characterized the actions of the Nazi "desk murderers" like Eichmann.
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