Dr. David Silberklang

David Silberklang imgDr. David Silberklang is Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, and Editor of the scholarly journal Yad Vashem Studies. He teaches Jewish History at the University of Haifa’s Weiss-Livnat International MA Program in Holocaust Studies and at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also taught at Royal Holloway University of London, the University of Sydney, and Case Western Reserve University, among others. David was also part of Israel’s delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance for twelve years, as a member and Chair of the Academic Working Group, a member of the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial, and numerous other steering committees and planning teams. Among his past functions at Yad Vashem, David was Editor-in-Chief of Publications, Series Editor of The Holocaust Survivors’ Memoirs Project, and Chief Historian of the Museum Development Project. In the last capacity, he wrote the extensive conceptual historical outline that served as the basis for the content of the new Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem. Dr. Silberklang has published widely on the Holocaust and his book, Gates of Tears: The Holocaust in the Lublin District was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award and for the Yad Vashem International Book Prize in Holocaust Research.

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