Eichmann in Jerusalem Setting & Symbolism

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Beth Ha’am, the House of the People

The trial of Adolph Eichmann was held in the Beth Ha’am, the House of the People, in Jerusalem, Israel. It is reminiscent of a theater with its proscenium and stage and side doors for the exits and entrances of the actors. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion wanted a “show trial.” The House of the People seemed to set the stage for the trial that he hoped for.

The Final Solution

It was Adolph Hitler’s long-time plan to rid Europe of all Jews. After the Nazis and Hitler rose to power, it initially appeared that Hitler’s plan was to have them immigrate to other countries. However, it was soon apparent that all along he had planned to slaughter them. He ordered Heydrich and Himmler to implement the Final Solution to once and for all solve the Jewish problem. The...

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