The Israeli show trials against Adolf Eichmann and against John Demjanjuk received worldwide public attention. These and other Israeli mockeries of justice are scrutinized in contributions listed in this section.
The kidnapping of Eichmann on May 11, 1960 spawned numerous books and movies but, it was really well short of spectacular. Over 30 Mossad agents were involved with three agents accosting and overpowering the 54-year-old Eichmann as he came home one night late from work. Eichmann had made it easy for the kidnappers. He followed a consistent pattern of taking the same public bus home and was unarmed.
Operation Finale is officially a box office flop, with box office receipts falling well below the production budget.
Choreographing Israel's best Nazi friend - before hanging him.
The Adolf Eichmann trial created hugely increased public awareness of the so-called Holocaust in Israel and worldwide. Deborah Lipstadt writes: “This trial, whose main objective was bringing a Nazi who helped organize and carry out genocide to justice, transformed Jewish life and society as much as it passed judgment on a murderer.”