It also gets right what Hannah Arendt got wrong.
A book that hasn’t lost its ability to appall.
Norman Podhoretz and the question of Jewish passivity during the Holocaust.
A tip from a German lawyer.
He got it from Adolf Eichmann.
Evil, but not so banal.
“We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them.”
“The Führer occupied the god-shaped hole in what passed for the proud underling’s soul.”
The best-selling Jewish novelist turns one-hundred next week.
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. . .
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. . .
A new study of Adolf Eichmann, true Nazi believer and proud of it, confirms the extent to which Hannah Arendt got him totally wrong.
Hannah Arendt’s portrayal of Adolf Eichmann as an unthinking functionary reflects a failure to comprehend the emotional dimensions of Nazism.