Judith Tydor Baumel

Judith Tydor Baumel chairs the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University where she is a professor of modern Jewish history. She has published extensively on the Holocaust, the State of Israel, gender and memory.

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Hannah Szenes (Senesh)

Hannah Szenes has attained legendary status in the pantheon of Zionist history. After immigrating to Israel, Szenes agreed to participate in a military operation as a paratrooper. Hungarian authorities captured her and tortured her, but Szenes refused to talk. She was killed by a firing squad in 1944. Szenes mother published her daughter’s diary, poetry, and plays posthumously.

Havivah Reik

Havivah Reik was a Palmah soldier and parachutist who was killed by Nazi collaborators on a secret mission to save thousands of Slovakian Jews.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Judith Tydor Baumel." (Viewed on April 18, 2021) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/tydor-judith>.

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