Dr. David Silberklang, is a Senior Historian at Yad Vashem’s International Institute for Holocaust Research. For years, he served as Editor-in-Chief, Yad Vashem Studies. Silberklang lectures on Jewish History at the Rothberg International School at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as at the Weiss-Livnat International MA Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa. He received his doctorate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His book, Gates of Tears: The Holocaust in the Lublin District was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award and for the Yad Vashem International Book Prize in Holocaust Research.