Na’ama Shik is a Ph.D. candidate in twentieth-century Western European history in the Department of History at Tel Aviv University. She received her M.A. in modern history from Tel Aviv University, summa cum laude. Since 1999 she has been working in the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Her thesis, “Memory, Body, Gender: The Female Experience According to Autobiographies Written between 1946 and 2000 by Women Survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau,” served as the basis of a chapter on the same subject, “Women’s Experience in Auschwitz-Birkenau,” which appeared (in German) in Genozid und Geschlecht: Jüdische Frauen im nationalsozialistichen Lagersystem, edited by Gisela Bock (2005).