He said he regretted nothing.
Explore the secret history behind bringing one of the world’s most notorious Nazi war criminals to justice. View recently declassified artifacts from the Mossad (Israel’s Secret Intelligence Service) and the actual bulletproof booth from which Adolf Eichmann testified. After learning about the daring, covert mission to capture Eichmann, this immersive exhibition transports you into the middle of the historic 1961 trial courtroom. The Museum is one of the select U.S. locations to host this exhibition before the artifacts return to Israel.
The exhibition is open February 19 – June 18, 2017.
VIDEO | April 11, 1961: One of Hitler’s most notorious henchmen goes to court. His televised trial awakens the world to the Holocaust and has a profound impact on the three people you are about to meet.
Writer/Producer EDIE TUROVITZ KASTEN, Camera DAVID SEMAN, Editor HARVEY MOSHMAN
All programs are free with Museum admission. Become a member to attend programs for free.
FILM & DISCUSSION: REMEMBER
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Martin Landau and Christopher Plummer portray Holocaust survivors seeking justice for their families in this psychological thriller. (The film is rated R for a sequence of violence and language.) An audience talk back will be offered.
STAGED READING: GOOD
Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Professional actors tell the story of how a “good” man gets caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich. Join us as actors from the Genesis Theatrical Productions perform this provocative work written by C.P. Taylor.
Operation Finale is a co-production of the Mossad – Israeli Secret Intelligence Service; Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv; and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Cleveland, Ohio.
Presenting Sponsor: Linda Heimann
Contributing Sponsor: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; Lester and Edward Anixter Family Foundation; Mark and Lisa Pinksy
Additional Funders: Jordan and Debbie Lamm; The Golder Family Foundation is lead sponsor for all special exhibitions.
Community Partners: EL AL Israel Airlines; Government of Israel Ministry of Tourism
Media Partners: Chicago Magazine; WBEZ 95.1