Nearly 60 years after she attended and wrote about the Eichmann trial, Hannah Arendt remains a controversial figure among intellectuals in Israel
Dr. Michal Aharony is a scholar of Holocaust studies and political philosophy. She is the deputy editor of the journal Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, published by the University of Haifa, and she teaches at Ben-Gurion University (www.michalaharony.net).
It took Austrian-born essayist Jean Améry 20 years until he was able to write about the torture he underwent at the hands of the Gestapo. Today, 40 years after his suicide, his insight is still relevant
Fredy Hirsch was a revered, openly gay Jewish youth leader who brightened the lives of kids at Theresienstadt and Auschwitz and saved many from death. Why is he virtually unknown in Israel?