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Early Elections May Lead to Postponement of Eichmann Trial

March 2, 1961
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The possibility that the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann, which is scheduled to start on April 11, may have to be postponed if a majority of the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, should vote in favor of holding national elections in Israel at one of the early dates requested by the opposition parties, was seen here today as each party made known its date chosen for elections if held.

Meanwhile, a former leader of the Jewish underground in Poland during the Nazi occupation, Yitzhak Zukerman, warned today that evidence to be presented in the trial of Eichmann was “so full of horror it might cause mass nervous breakdowns in Israel unless the people are prepared for it, “

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