Scott Ury, Senior Lecturer in Tel Aviv University's Dept. of Jewish History, became Director of the Institute in 2020 and, in this capacity, also Senior Editor of History & Memory. A scholar of Jewish history in Eastern Europe, Scott Ury's publications include Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry (2012), Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and the Jews of East-Central Europe, co-editor (2014), and Key Concepts in the Study of Antisemitism, co-editor (2020).


Philippa Shimrat has been managing editor of History & Memory since its establishment in 1989 and has had the pleasure of working with all the journal's editors over the years and accompanying its development into a leading scholarly forum in its field.







Shmuel Lederman is a research fellow in the Weiss-Livnat International Center for Holocaust Research and Education at the University of Haifa, a lecturer in the Weiss-Livnat International MA Program for Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa, and a teaching fellow at the Open University of Israel. His main fields of research are political theory and genocide studies. His first book, Hannah Arendt and Participatory Democracy: A People's Utopia, was published in 2019.

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