David Silberklang is Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, and Editor of the scholarly journal Yad Vashem Studies, as well as Series Editor of The Holocaust Survivors’ Memoirs Project. He teaches Jewish History at the University of Haifa’s international graduate program in Holocaust Studies and at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also taught at Case Western Reserve University, Tel Aviv University, and the IDF Command College.
David also serves as Israel’s representative on and current Chair of the Academic Working Group of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. 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. David received his BA from Columbia University and his MA and PhD from the Hebrew University.