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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.

All programs are free with Museum admission. Become a member to attend programs for free.

The exhibition is open February 19 – June 18, 2017.

 

EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAMS

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: INTELLIGENCE CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Sunday, March 19 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Former CIA officer and International Spy Museum board member Melissa Boyle Mahle discusses what the U.S. and global intelligence communities are doing (and not doing) to address national security challenges of the 21st Century.

Community partner: Anti-Defamation League

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FILM & DISCUSSION: THE EICHMANN SHOW

Sunday, April 2 | 2:00 -3:30 pm

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Chicago Tribune’s Howard Reich leads a postfilm discussion on the BBC film that reveals how the blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz joined with American TV producer Milton Fruchtman to broadcast the Eichmann trial worldwide in 1961.

Community partner: Anti-Defamation League

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LECTURE: THE INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF NAZI AND GENOCIDE CRIMINALS

Thursday, May 11 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Uncover the story behind the identification, denaturalization, and deporting of Nazi war criminals from 1994-2010; featuring the former director of the US DOJ Office of Special Investigations (OSI), Eli Rosenbaum.

Community partner: Anti-Defamation League

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FILM & DISCUSSION: REMEMBER

May ( TBA )
View this feature film starring Martin Landau and Christopher Plummer as Holocaust Survivors seeking justice for their families. An expert discussion will follow the film.

 

STAGED READING: GOOD

June ( TBA )
Watch actors perform playwright C.P. Taylor’s exploration of the moral choices of responsibility and discover how “good” people can get caught in a questionable movement.

 

 

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

 

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