Research Director and Deputy Director of the Memorial

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Dr Thomas Rahe

Tel.: +49 (0) 5051– 4759-111

Fax: +49 (0) 5051– 4759-118

thomas.rahe@stiftung-ng.de

 

 

1977-1986: Studied history, Catholic theology and education at the University of Münster; state teaching exam for lower and upper secondary education

1987: Doctorate in modern history with a dissertation on the origins of Zionism

Since 1987: Research Director of the Bergen-Belsen Memorial

Research areas: 19th- and 20th-century Jewish history; history of Nazi persecution and its consequences after 1945

Selected publications

1988

Frühzionismus und Judentum: Untersuchungen zu Programmatik und historischem Kontext des frühen Zionismus bis 1897, Frankfurt/M. u.a. 1988.

1993

Häftlingszeichnungen aus dem Konzentrationslager Bergen-Belsen: Hannover 1993.

1999

„Höre Israel“.: Jüdische Religiosität in nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern, Göttingen 1999.