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Liat Steir-Livny, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer. Holocaust Studies, Film Studies & Cultural Studies  

BOOKs

Remaking Holocaust Memory

Remaking Holocaust Memory

Syracuse University Press, 2019

Remaking Holocaust Memory, a pioneering analysis of third-generation Holocaust documentaries in Israel, investigates films that have been screened in Israel, Europe, and the United States, appeared in numerous international film festivals, and won international awards, but have yet to receive significant academic attention.

One Trauma, Two Perspectives, Three Years [Hebrew]

One Trauma, Two Perspectives, Three Years [Hebrew]

The Herzl Institute for the Study of Zionism, University of Haifa, 2018

The book focuses on Representations of Holocaust and Revival in the Newsletters and Films of Zionist Organizations in Eretz-Israel and the U.S.A 1945-1948

Two Faces in The Mirror [Hebrew]

Two Faces in The Mirror [Hebrew]

Magnes-Eshkolot Press 2009

The book depicts the representation of the Holocaust, Holocaust survivors and their rehabilitation in Israeli fiction and documentary cinema 1945-2009.

Is it OK to Laugh About it?

Is it OK to Laugh About it?

Vallentine Mitchell 2017

Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture. In Israel, a unique post-traumatic society where the trauma of the Holocaust lives as an integral part of the present, Holocaust humour in Hebrew functions as an important defence mechanism that challenges and deconstructs the fear factors.

Let the Memorial Hill Remember [Hebrew]

Let the Memorial Hill Remember [Hebrew]

Resling 2014

The book focuses on the commemoration of the Holocaust in Israeli culture from the 1980s onward.

Identities in transition in Israeli culture [Hebrew]

Identities in transition in Israeli culture [Hebrew]

The Open University, Israel 2013

Edit with Sandra Meiri, Yael Munk & Adia Mendelson-Maoz. A collection of articles in Israeli Culture in honor of Prof. Nurit Gertz

Study Guides

Myth and Ethos Israeli Cinema Liat Steir

The representation of Holocaust survivors in Israeli Cinema [Hebrew]

Study Guide: The Open University, Israel 2004; 2012

The study guide traces how Holocaust survivors were described in Israeli cinema from the end of the 1940s to the present

Myth and Ethos Israeli Cinema Liat Steir

Myth and Ethos in Israeli Cinema [Hebrew]

Study Guide: The Open University, Israel 2008

The study guide Contrasts cinematic representations of Zionist myths with later critical cinematic representations of these themes.

Myth and Ethos Israeli Cinema Liat Steir

Jews, Hebrews, Israelis: Cultural Aspects of Jewish Identity [Hebrew]

Study Guide: The Open University, Israel 2009

The study guide examines representations of Jewish, Hebrew and Israeli identities in various Israeli cultural texts.

Myth and Ethos Israeli Cinema Liat Steir

East and West in Israeli Cinema [Hebrew]

Study Guide: The Open University, Israel 2004

The study guide focuses on the cinematic representations of the Ashkenazi-Mizrahi conflict..

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