The Eichmann Trial and American Jewry: A Reassessment

By Francoise S. Ouzan

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), Spring 2007

The author explores the effect of the Eichmann trial on the American Jewish community. The author asserts that the trial raised the issue of the allegedly exiled status of the American Jewish community, causing some American Jews to rethink the connection between the Shoah and the Jewish state which was supposed to represent them.

Topic: History, Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Israel Attachment, Shoah, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Holocaust

Name of Publication: Jewish Political Studies Review

Volume/Issue: Vol. 19/No. 1-2

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Ouzan, Francoise S. The Eichmann Trial and American Jewry: A Reassessment. Jewish Political Studies Review. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). Spring 2007:


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