Susanne Urban

Dr. Susanne Urban is an historian and works mainly on the history of Jews in Germany, especially the period between 1900 and 1945 and the post-War period. She also works on German-Jewish and Israeli literature, is on the editorial staff of the Jewish journal, Tribune and does freelance work in the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt/Man since the 1990s. SU is head of various projects (a CD-ROM about Jews after 1945; German civic education in cooperation with Yad Vashem) and is responsible for the exhibit “Rescue the Children!” on the history of Aliyat Hanoar in the past 70 years (2003) which was displayed at the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt/Man. As a Fellow Researcher at Yad Vashem in 2004 she is working on the History of Youth Aliya between 1932 and 1948 and is preparing a book on Hungarian Jewish slave laborers at Volkswagen in 1944/45. Susanne Urban has lectured on contemporary anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism at International Conferences and has written several articles on the topic. She is a frequent contributor to NATIV.