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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


History Highlights: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Zoom
Date Tue, Sep 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1h

The conversation will take place on the online platform Zoom. A link to join will be sent to registered guests via email one hour before the start of the program.

In 1961, former high-ranking SS officer Adolf Eichmann was captured in Argentina and put on trial in Jerusalem for his role in the mass deportation and murder of Jews during the Holocaust. Join Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Chief Education Officer, and Felicia Williamson, Director of Library and Archives, for a discussion of Eichmann’s capture and subsequent trial and an examination of artifacts in the Museum’s collection related to the trial.

The History Highlights series features Holocaust and human rights topics presented by Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum historians and educators. Space is limited! Please register for one ticket per device used. This program is recommended for high school students and adults.

About Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson
Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson is the Chief Education, Programs, and Exhibitions Officer for the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum. An experienced educator, she has researched, taught and written on Jewish culture and history. She holds a PhD in modern European and Jewish history, an MA in modern British and Jewish history, and an MA in Political Science with a concentration in Civil/Military Relations.

About Felicia Williamson
Felicia J. Williamson, MLIS, CA is Director of Library and Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum. She is a certified archivist and member of the Society of Southwest Archivists and the Society of American Archivists. Williamson was the Head of Sam Houston State University Special Collections from 2011-2015, where she instituted a program of instruction and outreach, making its archival holdings more accessible to the campus and surrounding community. She graduated with a BA in History, German and European Studies and a minor in religious studies from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and received a Master's in Library and Information Science with an archives focus from LSU.

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