People

Academic Director: Prof. Eli Lederhendler

Prof. Eli Lederhendler is a past chairman of the Academic Advisory Committee (2003-2006) and now serves as the director of the Nevzlin Center. He is the chair of the Hebrew University’s Department of Jewish History & Contemporary Jewry, where he holds a full professorship. Among his scholarly works are articles and monographs dealing with 19th and 20th century Jewish life in Russia and America, with a particular emphasis on Jewish migration history. 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Director: Dr. Semion Goldin

Dr. Goldin is responsible for the programmatic development and administrative aspects of the Nevzlin Center. Semion Goldin received his PhD cum laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2005. His dissertation focuses on Russian government policy towards Jews from 1914 to 1917. Dr Goldin has taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the University of Haifa. He has published a number of articles on various topics in Russian-Jewish history in the twentieth century.

 

 

 

Secretary: Ms. Masha Kitaichyk

Ms. Masha Kitaichyk manages the office of the Nevzlin Center, coordinates our events and handles communications with our associated colleagues. She is also responsible for the maintenance of our website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Board:

 

Prof. Jonathan Dekel-Chen, chairman

Prof. Israel Bartal

Dr. Ofer Dines

Prof. Eli Lederhendler

Dr. Julia Rubanovich

Prof. Yfaat Weiss

 

 

Past academic boards:

 

2003 – 2006

Prof. Eli Lederhendler, chairman

Prof. Mordechai Altshuler

Prof. Israel Bartal

Prof. Mara Beller (z”l)

Prof. Uri Bialer

Dr. Yitzhak Brudny

Prof. Dan Diner

Prof. Jonathan Frankel (z”l)

Dr. Michael Silber

Prof. Leona Toker

Prof. Avraham Novershtern

Prof. Alexander Yakobson

 

2006 2009

Dr. Alexander Yakobson, chairman

Prof. Mordechai Altshuler

Prof. Israel Bartal

Dr. Daniel Blatman

Dr. Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Prof. Dan Diner

Prof. Jonathan Frankel (z”l)

Dr. Korina Kagan

Prof. Avraham Novershtern

Prof. Shaul Stampfer

 Prof. Moshe Taube

 

2009 – 2012

Prof. Moshe Taube, chairman

Prof. Israel Bartal

Prof. Uri Bialer

Dr. Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Prof. Dan Diner

Dr. Lola Kantor-Kazovsky

 Dr. Alexander Kulik

Prof. Gur Ofer

Prof. Gideon Shimoni

 

2012 - 2016

 

Prof. Moshe Taube, chairman

Prof. Israel Bartal

Dr. Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Dr. Lola Kantor-Kazovsky

Dr. Vladimir Khazan

Prof. Alexander Kulik

 Prof. Gur Ofer

Prof. Alexander Yakobson

 

2016 - 2019

 

Prof. Alexander Yakobson, chairman

Prof. Israel Bartal

Prof. Daniel Blatman

Prof. Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Dr. Tamar Hess

Prof. Alexander Kulik

Prof. Moche Taube