Monday, December 12, 2011

Netanyahu says Eichmann capture shaped Jewish history

(JTA).At the official unveiling of a Knesset display of memorabilia from the 1961 secret mission in Argentina, On the 50th anniversary of Adolf Eichmann's capture for trial in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the event shaped Jewish history.
"We carried out justice, partial, reduced, even minuscule compared to the crime, but of tremendous symbolism and the symbolism is that those who murder millions and those who plan the murder of millions will pay the price.." 
"Eichmann's capture and bringing to trial were a turning point at which the State of Israel and the Jewish people began to exact justice on their persecutors".