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Nazi Love

Francis Levy | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

According to a recent Times story ("Himmler Papers Shed Light On Personal Life of a Nazi," NYT, 1/26/14), Mr. and Mrs. Himmler lived a life that was ...

Oscar Documentaries and Others: The Act of Killing and The Last of the Unjust

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

147 docs were eligible for Oscars this year. 15 made a short list, and 5 are now contenders. One, The Act of Killing, a first feature length film for ...

Eichmann in Jerusalem: 50 Years Later

David Moshman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
David Moshman

Fifty years ago, controversy raged over philosopher Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. Her analysis remains shocking today. Subsequent research, however, has supported and extended her central thesis.

Arendt, Eichmann and the Banalization of Blame

Michael Brenner | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Michael Brenner

The appearance of the von Trotta film on Hannah Arendt recalls the great Eichmann affair of the early 1960s. It has more contemporary meaning than I might expect.

The Audacity of Thought: Film Director Margarethe von Trotta Examines the Life of a Passionate Intellectual in Hannah Arendt

Penelope Andrew | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Thinking and smoking. Smoking and thinking. Thinking, smoking, and pacing the floor of her apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. This is how we see the gifted academic and profound socio-political philosopher, Hannah Arendt, prepare to write.

Disaster Is My Muse: Hannah Arendt and the Art of Spiegelman at the Jewish Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.28.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even in the age of terrorism, the terror of the last century's Holocaust has not lost its hold on the artistic imagination. As the victims of the Shoah are remembered at the United Nations and in synagogues worldwide, films continue to shed light on that darkest hour of the twentieth century.

Movie Review: Compliance

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Craig Zobel's Compliance may be the creepiest movie of the year. It has no physical violence, no sex, barely even a raised voice -- and yet it burrows into your brain and keeps burrowing, the longer you watch.

Justice and the Enemy: The Case for Guantanamo

William Shawcross | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
William Shawcross

Critics of military courts sometimes complain that the accused have far less rights than in the federal system. This is not so. Any Nazi defendant transported by time machine from Nuremberg to Guantanamo would be stunned by the rights, privileges, and safeguards to which he was now entitled.

New Insights Into A Landmark Trial

Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion

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...

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

George Heymont | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The "power of one" is often unavoidable. One is also the term used to designate a person's singularity. Popular slogans such as "One person, one vote" and "One for all and all for one" have become a part of our political landscape.

HE'S BACK

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.17.2011 | Denver

The controversial former ethnic studies professor from CU-Boulder Ward Churchill is scheduled to give a speech in Grand Junction over the Memorial Day...

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

Germany Knew Where Eichmann Was Hiding, Failed To Act

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After 15 years on the run, justice finally caught up with Adolf Eichmann on May 11, 1960. The Nazi war criminal -- who organized the deportation of mi...

Prosecuting Nazis in the 21st Century

Katie Engelhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katie Engelhart

We need to decide how much decades-old justice can be served in the courtroom. Not just because of the Nazis; they'll all be dead soon. But because the way we deal with crimes of war depends on it.

Adolf Eichmann: German Court To Release Nazi Files

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A federal court has ordered the government to release secret files kept by the German intelligence service on top Nazi Adolf Eichmann a...

Adolf Eichmann, Architect Of The Holocaust: Files May Reveal Secrets

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — The basics of Adolf Eichmann's story are well documented: Commonly known as the "architect of the Holocaust" for his role in coordinati...

Israeli Minister: Kidnapping Ahmadinejad Would Be OK

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JERUSALEM — An Israeli Cabinet minister and one-time spy who helped kidnap Nazi mastermind Adolf Eichmann and bring him to trial said Tuesday th...