Ben Zvi Institute Online International conference marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jerusalem - Online

The Documentation Center of North-African Jewry during WW2, which operates under the auspices of the Ben-Zvi Institute, presents an Online International conference marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

10:00 - 12:30 Welcome Remarks

  • Lee Beckman, Senior Allocation Adviser, Claims Conference
  • Yaakov Yaniv, CEO of Yad Ben-Zvi
  • Prof. Ofra Tirosh-Becker, Head of the Ben-Zvi Institute
  • Prof. Manuela Consoni, Head of the Vidal Sasson International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, The Hebrew University

Desert Guardians with a Jewish Perspective: The Good Italian and the Bad German

Livia Tliakutsu, The Vidal Sasson International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, The Hebrew University (in English)

The Holocaust in Libya: Reassessment

Prof. Patrick Bernhard, Department of History, University of Oslo (in English)

Hiding Jews in Libya and Tunisia - A Comparative Perspective Prof. Haim Saadon, The Open University and the Ben-Zvi Institute (in Hebrew)

The incarnations of the diary hidden from the Jado concentration camp Shlomo Abramovich and Shimon Doron, The World Organization of Libyan Jews (in Hebrew)