Professor Hagit Lavsky

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Professor Hagit Lavsky is the Samuel L. And Perry Haber Professor Emerita in Post-Holocaust Studies in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Since 2011 she teaches within and serves as the Academic Advisor of the Weiss-Livnat International MA Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa. She specializes in History of Zionism and the Yishuv, Interwar Jewish migration, Jews in Germany in the 20th Century, and Holocaust Survivor Experiences. Her current research focuses on Zionist activity under the Nazi regime and on various aspects of Jewish emigration from Nazi Germany. Her most recent book, The Creation of the German-Jewish Diaspora: Interwar German-Jewish Immigration to Palestine, the USA, and England, was published in 2017.


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University of Haifa
199 Aba Khoushy Ave.
Mount Carmel, Haifa
Israel 3498838
Tel: 972 (0)4 8240111


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