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December 13, 2016
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
B'nai Torah Congregation
6261 Southwest 18th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33433

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A Relentless Pursuit:
Bringing Holocaust Perpetrators to Justice
Public Program
Ilse Koch, wife of Buchenwald commandant Karl Otto Koch, is sentenced to life in prison in 1947 at a United States Army trial. <i>US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park</i>
Ilse Koch, wife of Buchenwald commandant Karl Otto Koch, is sentenced to life in prison in 1947 at a United States Army trial. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park

Is it ever too late to pay for a crime?

While thousands of Holocaust perpetrators were brought to trial immediately after World War II, interest in seeking justice for Nazi crimes waned with the start of the Cold War. However, a few determined individuals continued to bring perpetrators to account in trials held around the world.

Learn about these "Nazi hunters" whose dogged pursuit of justice helped bring criminals like Adolf Eichmann and Klaus Barbie to justice. Despite challenges and controversies, prosecutors worked tirelessly on behalf of the victims of the Holocaust—and laid the foundation for pursuing today’s perpetrators of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Special Guest
Ben Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor for the United States at Nuremberg for the Einsatzgruppen Trial

Speaker
Andrew Nagorski, Journalist and Author of The Nazi Hunters

Moderator
Dr. Elizabeth White, Historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Former Deputy Chief, Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section at the Department of Justice in the Office of Special Investigations

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