Prof. Amos Goldberg

Senior Research Fellow

Amos Goldberg is a professor in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  

He specializes mainly in questions arising from the encounter of theory, history, memory, and trauma in relation to the Holocaust. His current research, which is supported by the Israel Science Foundation, deals with the cultural history of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. In recent years he has studied memory and testimony in the Israeli–Palestinian context and in the global context as well as the connections between the study of the Holocaust and postcolonial research from the victims’ perspective. 

Prof. Goldberg is a research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and a member of the Institute’s scientific editorial board. 

His works have been published in Hebrew, English, French, Polish, Arabic, and German.

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