Holocaust Scholar Deborah Lipstadt to Discuss Eichmann Trial at December 12 Lecture
Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, internationally renowned Holocaust scholar and best-selling author of the The Eichmann Trial, will discuss “The Eichman Trial: A Legal Travesty or a Crowning Moment in Israel’s History?” on Monday, December 12, 2011. The event will be held in Koch Auditorium, on Yeshiva University’s Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, New York City at 8 p.m.
The Eichmann Trial (Schocken, 2011), published in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the trial, was called by Publisher’s Weekly “a penetrating and authoritative dissection of a landmark case and its after effects.” Lipstadt’s other titles include History On Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2006); Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory (Free Press/Macmillan, 1993); and Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust (Free Press/MacMillan, 1986, 1993).
Lipstadt is Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, where she founded the Institute for Jewish Studies and served as its first director from 1998-2008. Lipstadt served as an historical consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and was appointed by President Clinton to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
Lipstadt’s lecture has been made possible through its sponsors: Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Program, Hillel Rogoff Memorial Lecture, S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program and Stern College for Women.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP please contact Jaff@yu.edu.