from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Eichmann, Adolf 1906-1962. German Nazi official who as head of the Gestapo's Jewish section (1939-1945) was chiefly responsible for the murder of millions of Jews during World War II. After the war he fled to South America, was captured by the Israeli secret service (1960), and was tried and executed in Israel.
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- n. One who willingly participates in immoral or destructive actions without ethical qualms because the actions are acceptable to society.
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- n. Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)
What Arendt [in "Eichmann in Jerusalem"] meant in saying that evil may be banal was simply that it need not be demonic.
But in Eichmann he shoulders the full historical shame of his homeland.
Note 126: Hannah Arendt also makes this argument in Eichmann in Jerusalem (New York: Viking Press, 1963). back
A simple Leica camera inside a document bag with a small hole facing the lens—both items are in a glass case at the beginning of the show—sufficed to photograph Eichmann, aka Ricardo Klement, outside his house in Buenos Aires as agents posing as developers engaged him in conversation.
And I wrote an article called Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Study in the
So we saw, on today's news, the sight of British Nazi National Party leader Nick 'Eichmann' Griffin being pelted with eggs, as he had to cut short some pointless interview or other.
In her later works, such as Eichmann in Jerusalem (1963), and in journal articles during the Vietnam War, she explored philosophy and politics and often created controversies.
It was after the outrage over Churchill's "Eichmann" essay that other scholars came forward with claims of plagiarism.
Attorneys-General includes prominent persons such as Eichmann-prosecutor Gideon Hausner, Meir Shamgar, and Aharon Barak - but does not include MK Roni Bar-On, who held the position for under two days in 1997, and was forced to resign in the wake of what became known as the Bar-On/Deri affair.
Like Israel did with Eichmann, capturing him alive and putting him on trial, there is a part of me that wishes this could have happened.
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