Tag: Diaspora Jews
The Eichmann Trial and American Jewry: A Reassessment
March 1, 2007 | Dr. Françoise S. Ouzan
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.