This exhibit includes information and visual form evidence used in the Eichmann trial and is an engaging and relevant addition to information and documentation of this cataclysmic event in Holocaust and world history. The trial of Adolf Eichmann, the mastermind behind the Final Solution, riveted the attention of the Israeli public and aroused great interest the world over. This trial embodied the first time the Holocaust was presented to a competent judicial body in full details, in all its stages and from all its aspects. Journalists from many countries covered the trial and international public opinion followed its course. This trial gave rise to discussions on a great variety of subjects on the social, political, educational, psychological and political level. To date, approximately 600 works of various categories have been published in numerous languages about the trial. The trial also sparked intellectual controversy world-wide. This exhibit was displayed at the United Nations in 2012.
Our Education Department offers traveling exhibits that are recommended for commemoration programs, professional development workshops and classroom instruction. Each exhibit includes a presentation of an introduction to the specific theme of the exhibit, a narrative and explanation, and recommendations how to incorporate this resource into the classroom. Each exhibit is first showcased at the United Nations for annual Holocaust commemoration programs, remained in the US and is on loan through the American Society for Yad Vashem.