As of the first of August, the Israel State Archives is headed by
Dr. Yaacov Lozowick
Yaacov Lozowick, PhD - CV
Date of birth: 1957
Married to Sylvia Tessler-Lozowick, three children
1982-1990: teacher of history at the Paul Himmelfarb High School for Boys, Jerusalem
1986-1989: Instructor of modern Jewish history, WUJS Academy, Arad
1989-1993: Director of Seminars for Educators from Abroad, Department of Education, Yad Vashem, Israel’s National Authority for Commemoration of the Holocaust
1993-1995: Director of Archives, Yad Vashem
1995-2007: Director of Archives Division, Yad Vashem
2008-2011: Founder and Principal of LeverEdge (Ltd).
2011 - Israel State Archivist
1980: Tourist Guide License, Ministry of Tourism
1982: BA in History and Jewish Philosophy, Hebrew University
1984: Diploma of Education, Hebrew University
1989: MA from the Institute of Contemporary Judaism, Hebrew University
1995: PhD from the Institute of Contemporary Judaism, Hebrew University
Hitler’s Bureaucrats; The Nazi Security and the Banality of Evil, Continuum, London and New York, 2002 (Previously published in German by Pendo, 2000, in Hebrew by Magnes, 2001, and Italian, by LEG, January 2004).
Right to Exist; A Moral Defense of Israel’s Wars, Doubleday, New York, 2003, in paperback by Anchor, 2004, and in German, by Konkret, in 2006.
Numerous articles on Nazism, German-Jewish dialogue, and archival studies, in English, German and Hebrew. Also, an early version of a section of Right to Exist was published in Commentary, May 2001, and in Kommune (Frankfurt/Main), December 2000. Op-eds in Haaretz and Jerusalem Post.
English, Hebrew, German