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May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pmVindication has lit a fire under Deborah Lipstadt.
"I was silent during the trial on advice of counsel and that was a miracle," she told a crowd of 1,500 at Temple Beth Am Sunday night. The Emory University professor, part of the synagogue's Library Minyan while she taught at UCLA,...
April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pmBefore the verdict was handed down by Justice Charles Gray on April 11, Deborah Lipstadt says she had no doubt that "We would win." She just did not expect that he would render his decision "in such a still, small, level voice," almost without inflection. And therefore with such...
March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmIt is the Ides of March and the week before Purim. We know who Agag, King of Amalek -- the enemy of the Jews -- is, but are not sure who should beware.
As an FOD (Friend of Deborah Lipstadt), I sit in the British courtroom on March 15 and watch the expressions on her face as her...
March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmEmerging from the Royal Courts of Justice here on the evening of March 15 was like leaving a musty 17th-century ecclesiastical battle for the fresh air of the 21st century.
The proposition presented to the court by Holocaust revisionist David Irving in his libel suit against the...
February 3, 2000 | 7:00 pmA Holocaust revisionist who is suing a U.S. historian for libel has dismissed eyewitness accounts, drawings and photographs of Auschwitz gas chambers that showed vents in the roof through which lethal gases were introduced.
David Irving, who is suing Deborah Lipstadt, a professor of...
January 27, 2000 | 7:00 pmA British Holocaust revisionist who is suing a U.S. Holocaust scholar in a London court has admitted that the Nazis "systematically" gassed 97,000 Jews in trucks.
David Irving, whose trial against Deborah Lipstadt, a professor of Emory University in Atlanta, is now entering its third...
January 13, 2000 | 7:00 pmA British defense attorney gave a taste of the drama to come in the libel trial brought by a Holocaust revisionist against a Holocaust scholar when, during his opening statement this week, he addressed the plaintiff.
"To put it bluntly," Richard Rampton, who is defending Holocaust...