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    FIVE JUSTICES OF THE ISRAEL SUPREME COURT IN JERUSALEM WERE TO MEET MAR 22 TO HEAR ADOLF EICHMANN'S APPEAL AGAINST THE DEATH SENTENCE PASSED ON HIM LAST DECEMBER FOR THE EXTERMINATION OF MILLIONS OF JEWS UNDER THE HITLER REGIME.

  • Description

    FIVE JUSTICES OF THE ISRAEL SUPREME COURT IN JERUSALEM WERE TO MEET MAR 22 TO HEAR ADOLF EICHMANN'S APPEAL AGAINST THE DEATH SENTENCE PASSED ON HIM LAST DECEMBER FOR THE EXTERMINATION OF MILLIONS OF JEWS UNDER THE HITLER REGIME.

    ISAAC OLSHAN, PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE FIVE-MAN BENCH, WAS BORN IN LITHUANIA AND EDUCATED IN TEL AVIV AND LONDON. HE CAME TO ISRAEL IN 1911, WAS A MEMBER OF THE HAGANA AND JOINED THE SUPREME COURT IN 1948 TO BECOME DEPUTY PRESIDENT IN 1953 AND PRESIDENT A YEAR LATER.

    SIMON AGRANAT, DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT, WAS BORN AND EDUCATED IN THE UNITED STATES. HE SETTLED IN ISRAEL IN 1930, WAS APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT IN 1949, AND HAS BEEN DEPUTY PRESIDENT SINCE 1960.

    MOSHE SILBERG WAS BORN IN RUSSIA, AND CAME TO ISRAEL IN 1962. HE STUDIED AND GRADUATED IN GERMANY. AUTHOR OF SEVERAL BOOKS ON PERSONAL STATUS IN ISRAELI AND TALMUDIC LAW, HE JOINED THE SUPREME COURT IN 1948 AS ACTING JUSTICE AND BECAME A FULL JUSTICE TWO YEARS LATER.

    YOEL SUSSMANN BORN IN POLAND, ALSO GRADUATED IN GERMANY. IN ISRAEL SINCE 1934, HE JOINED THE ARMY IN MAY 1948, AS THE STATE OF ISRAEL WAS ESTABLISHED, AND SERVED AS MILITARY ADVOCATE GENERAL FOR A YEAR. HE HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE SUPREME COURT SINCE 1953.

    ALFRED WITKON, BORN IN BERLIN, WAS EDUCATED IN GERMANY AND ENGLAND. HE SETTLED IN ISRAEL IN 1934, SERVED IN THE ISRAELI DEFENCE FORCES AND WAS APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT IN 1954. HE IS CHAIRMAN OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PERSONAL REPARATIONS FROM GERMANY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1IC4N0CQEEJMEGHKGNVSB1A63
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IC4N0CQEEJMEGHKGNVSB1A63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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