Head

Prof. Uriya Shavit
Prof. Uriya Shavit

Uriya Shavit, Full Professor at Tel Aviv University, specializes in Jewish-Muslim relations in Europe, among other fields. He is the author of nine academic books and several dozen academic articles, as well three novels and six books for young readers.

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uriya_Shavit
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uriya_Shavit

Founding Head

Prof. Dina Porat
Prof. Dina Porat

Dina Porat, Founder and former Head of the Kantor Center, is Professor emerita of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University and Chief Historian of Yad Vashem. She initiated and continues to serve as the chief author of the annual reports on antisemitism published by the Center. She authored and edited fifteen books related inter alia to the Holocaust and its memory.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Porat
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Porat

Project Manager

Dr. Giovanni Quer
Dr. Giovanni Quer

Giovanni Quer holds a Ph.D. in International Studies (2011, University of Trento) and an LL.M (2007, University of Trento).He has a background in human rights and specializes in the study of modern Islam and Jewish-Muslim relations.

Office Manager

Ronit Greenfeld
Ronit Greenfeld

Ronit Greenfeld coordinates the Center’s events, donor relations, and administration. Ms. Greenfeld also manages the correspondence and communication with the Center’s contacts in Israel and abroad.

Researchers

Sarah Rembiszewski
Sarah Rembiszewski

Sarah Rembiszewski made aliyah from Germany after high school and studied at Tel Aviv University, where she obtained an MA in History and French Literature. She is the coordinator of the Kantor Database on antisemitism and Racism. Her research interests include the history of antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

Peter Lebenswerd
Peter Lebenswerd

Peter Lebenswerd studies antisemitism in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. He served as the head educator in the fields of Judaism and the Holocaust in the Jewish community of his native country Sweden.

Riva Manne
Riva Manne

Riva Manne studies antisemitism in France, Italy, and North America. She holds a BA in History and a degree in Translation and Editing from Tel Aviv University and hopes to complete her MA on fascist Italy’s occupation of Libya and the 1938 racial laws. Her research interests include extremist movements, the role of the Holocaust in political and public discourse, Holocaust distortion, and mass culture in the service of ideology.

Dr. Inna Shtakser
Dr. Inna Shtakser

Dr. Inna Shtakser taught at The University of Texas at Austin (TX, US), Dalhousie University (NS, Canada), Tel Aviv University (Israel), and Tulane University (LA, US). Her book, The Making of Jewish Revolutionaries in the Pale: Poverty, Work, Community and the Transformation of Identity during the 1905-1907 Russian Revolution, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014. Her published articles address the cultural history of Jewish working-class radicalism, self-defense against pogroms, political violence, and the anarchist movement, all in the Russian Empire.