Yaacov Lozowick

Yaacov Lozowick (born 1957 in Bad Kreuznach ) is a historian Israeli .


Lozowick studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . In 1982 he obtained the bachelor in the study of history and philosophy Jewish, in 1984 released his degree in Pedagogy and in 1989 released his master ‘s degree in modern Jewish history. In 1995 he obtained his doctorate accompanied by Saul Friedländer . His doctoral thesis was published in 2000 in Germany by the publisher Pendo-Verlag under the title Bureaucrats of Hitler. Eichmann, his obedient executor and banality of evil .

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From 1990 I educate history at the Gymnasium Paul-Himmelfarb in Jerusalem and between 1986 and 1989 Jewish history. Having worked in 1982 in a research project of Yad Vashem , he was director of seminars for educators abroad at the “International School for Holocaust Studies” between 1989 and 1993. Inspired by a proposal by the political scientist Andreas Maislinger initialize in 1991 the first Seminars for teachers and educators in German.

Between 1993 and 2007 he was director of the archives of Yad Vashem.


  • Hitler bureaucrats. Publisher Pendo, Zürich Munich 2000 ISBN 3-85842-390-4
  • Israel’s Struggle for Existence. A moral defense against his wars. Publisher Konkret Literatur, Hamburg 2006, ISBN 3-89458-237-5