Friends  |  Press Room  |  Contact Us

The International Institute for Holocaust Research

About the International Institute for Holocaust Research

Dr. Bella Gutterman

Dr. Bella Gutterman, Director of the International Institute for Holocaust Research Dr. Bella Gutterman, Director of the International Institute for Holocaust Research

Dr. Bella Gutterman studied general and Jewish history at the University of Tel Aviv, where she received her PhD in Philosophy in 1996.  She has been awarded various prizes for her research – The Raoul Wallenberg Prize and the Prize in honor of Raphael Lemkin and the Fund of Remembrance in honor of Leon Lustig.  Her latest research is a biography on the Warsaw Ghetto fighter Zivia Lubetkin.  Gutterman was the Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Yad Vashem Publication Department for 12 years.  She is currently Director of the International Institute for Holocaust Research – Yad Vashem. 

Her publications include: 

Gutterman, Bella, The Wolfsberg Machzor 5705, co-edited with Naomi Morgenstern, Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2002. (The book has also been published in Hebrew and Spanish.)

Gutterman, Bella, Narrow Bridge to Life, the Gross-Rosen Network of Labor Camps for Jews, Jerusalem:  Yad Vashem, 2000 [Hebrew]. (The book was published in English in 2008 by Berghahn Books.)

Gutterman, Bella, The Auschwitz Album – The Story of a Transport, co-edited with Israel Gutman, Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2002. (The book has been published in Hebrew, English, Dutch, and German.)

Gutterman, Bella, To Bear Witness – Memory of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem, co-edited with Avner Shalev, Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2005. (The book has been published in Hebrew, English, German, French, Spanish, Turkish, and Russian.)