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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Pnina Rosenberg

Pnina Rosenberg, an art historian and historian, is the art curator at the Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum and a lecturer at the Oranim Academic College’s art department, focusing on Jewish art and art of the Holocaust.

Her Ph.D. dissertation on visual art in French internment camps was published in French as L’art des indésirables: l’art visuel dans les camps français (2003). Other publications on various aspects of the art of the Holocaust are Salon des refusés: Art in French Internment Camps. Exhibition Catalog, Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum. Israel: 2000, and Images and Reflections: Women in the Art of Holocaust. Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum: 2002.

Articles by this author

Art During the Holocaust

During the Holocaust, a number of women were able to create art while in concentration camps. Their works bear witness to their desire to escape the world in which they found themselves, while also revealing how they maintained their humanity and sensitivity despite the appalling conditions in which they lived.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Pnina Rosenberg." (Viewed on December 10, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/rosenberg-pnina>.


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