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 (wē′sən-thäl′, vē′zĕn-täl′), Simon 1908-2005.
Ukrainian-born Holocaust survivor who, as founder (1947) and head of the Jewish Documentation Center, helped track down more than 1,000 Nazi war criminals, most famously Adolf Eichmann.

Wiesenthal

(ˈviːzənˌtɑːl)
n
(Biography) Simon. 1908–2005, Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes. A survivor of the concentration camps, he was active from1945 in documenting Nazi crimes against the Jews, tracking down their perpetrators, and assisting surviving victims
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Noun1.Wiesenthal - Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)
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The Simon Wiesenthal Center denounced a German newspaper on Tuesday for running a cartoon depicting Israel as a hungry monster lying in bed, fork and knife in hand, being waited on by a woman.
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