Re-Discovering Hannah Senesh 100 Years After Her Birth
Chair: Trudy Gold
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Jewish war hero and poet Hannah Senesh’s personal papers recently came to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. Many of them are now going online for the first time, including previously unpublished writings, drawings and personal documents, shedding new light on this iconic figure. Join Matan Barzilai, Head of the National Library of Israel archives, to discover the unique literary and historic treasures of the Hannah Senesh Archival Collection, in conversation with historian Trudy Gold.
Matan Barzilai is the head of the Archives Department at the National Library of Israel
Trudy Gold is the former C.E.O of the London Jewish Cultural Centre, and one of the founder members of the British delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. She has taught Modern Jewish History in schools and universities and for adult groups throughout the World. She has coordinated teacher training in Jewish History and Holocaust Studies in Eastern Europe and latterly in China. She is the author of The Timechart History of Jewish Civilisation and the student resources “Understanding the Holocaust” and the digital resource “Lessons of the Holocaust.”