Adolf Eichmann

A new movie revives an old debate about the banality of evil and the perversity of brilliance.

Aug. 30 2018 12:01AM

A book that hasn’t lost its ability to appall.

Ruth Wisse
Feb. 23 2018 12:01AM

Norman Podhoretz and the question of Jewish passivity during the Holocaust.

Ruth Wisse
Nov. 27 2017 12:01AM

A tip from a German lawyer.

Andrew Nagorski
May 18 2016 12:01AM

He got it from Adolf Eichmann.

Edy Cohen
May 4 2016 12:01AM

Evil, but not so banal.

Jeffrey Herf
Nov. 11 2015 12:01AM

“We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them.”

Matt Lebovic
June 2 2015 12:01AM

“The Führer occupied the god-shaped hole in what passed for the proud underling’s soul.”

Algis Valiunas
May 26 2015 12:01AM

The best-selling Jewish novelist turns one-hundred next week.

David Frum
May 21 2015 12:01AM

In Eichmann before Jerusalem, Bettina Stangneth analyzes the Nazi official’s interviews and writings from the time he spent in Argentina between the end of World. . .

Jan. 28 2015 12:01AM

As the intellectual historian Richard Wolin has explained, several recent works have firmly discredited Hannah Arendt’s famous (and notorious) Eichmann in Jerusalem and its. . .

Richard Wolin
Oct. 2 2014 12:01AM

A new study of Adolf Eichmann, true Nazi believer and proud of it, confirms the extent to which Hannah Arendt got him totally wrong.

Jennifer Schuessler
Sept. 4 2014 12:01AM

Hannah Arendt’s portrayal of Adolf Eichmann as an unthinking functionary reflects a failure to comprehend the emotional dimensions of Nazism.

Richard Brody
Dec. 6 2013 12:00AM