Hanna Yablonka

Apprehending Eichmann
David Cesarani’s Eichmann: His Life and Crimes (2004) is the first account of Eichmann’s life since the aftermath of his dramatic capture and trial by the Israelis. He describes how Eichmann embraced extermination as a career move and how a normal man became “rotten from the inside out”. Hanna Yablonka’s The State of Israel VS. Adolf Eichmann (2004) reveals how the 1961 trial was constructed, becoming a turning point for Israeli society and perception of...