Genizi, Haim 1934-

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GENIZI, Haim 1934-

PERSONAL: Born August 24, 1934, in Budapest, Hungary; son of Jacob and Sima (Friedman) Genizi; married Elisheva Aharoni (a chemist), January 1, 1960; children: Sima, Shlomit, Jacob, Aaron. Education: Bar-Ilan University, B.A. (history), 1960, M.A., 1962; City University of New York, Ph.D., 1968.

ADDRESSES: Home—1 Aluf Simchoni St., Bne-Beraq 51586, Israel; fax: 972-3-677-3204. Offıce—c/o Department of History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, senior lecturer, 1972-82, associate professor, 1982-87, professor of general history and American history, 1987-2002, professor emeritus, 2002—, department chair, 1978-81, director of Begin Institute for the Study of Underground and Resistance Movements, 1984-88. Visiting professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1978-80, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1990-91, and York University, 1995, 1998-99, 2001. High school history teacher in Israel, 1960-88. Military service: Nachal-Infantry, Israel, 1953-55.

MEMBER: World Union of Jewish Studies, Israel Association for American Studies, Israel Association for Canadian Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from Israeli National Academy of Science, 1973-74, 1975-76, 1978-80, and Memorial Foundation of Jewish Culture, 1985-86; Annual Award for Religious Zionist Literature, 1993; award from Canadian Faculty Enrichment Program, 1994.


American Apathy: The Plight of Christian Refugees from Nazism, Bar-Ilan University Press (Ramat Gan, Israel), 1983.

Yoetz Umekim: The Advisor on Jewish Affairs to the American Army and the DPs, 1945-1949 (in Hebrew), Moreshet, Sifriat Hapoalim (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1987.

America's Fair Share: The Admission and Resettlement of the DPs, 1945-1952, Wayne State University Press (Detroit, MI), 1993.

(With Naomi Blank) Underground for the Sake of Rescue: Bne Akiva in Hungary during the Holocaust (in Hebrew), Bar-Ilan University Press (Ramat Gan, Israel), 1993.

(Editor) Religion and Resistance in Mandatory Palestine (in Hebrew), Moreshet, Sifriat Hapoalim (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1995.

The Rehabilitation of Survivors of Holocaust Children in Hungary: The History of a Religious Youth Village in the Diaspora at Deszk (in Hebrew), Nir Galim, 1998.

The Holocaust, Israel, and Canadian Protestant Churches, McGill-Queen's University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2002.

Contributor to books, including American Experience, edited by Arnon Gutfeld, Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1986; Remembering for the Future, Pergamon Press (Oxford, England), 1989; The Netherlands and Nazi Genocide, edited by G. Jan Colijn and Marcia S. Littell, Edwin Mellen Press (Lewiston, NY), 1992; What Have We Learned? Telling the Story and Teaching the Lessons of the Holocaust, edited by Franklin H. Littell, Alan L. Berger, and H. G. Locke, Edwin Mellen Press (Lewiston, NY), 1993; and America, American Jews, and the Holocaust, edited by Jeffrey S. Gurock, Routledge (New York, NY), 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals in the United States, Canada, England, and Israel, including Journal of American Studies, Canadian Journal of History, Labor History, American Jewish History, Jewish Social Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and Journal of Negro History.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on Christian-Jewish dialogue in Canada, 1945-2000.