Tsilla Hershco

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Dr. Tsilla Hershco is an Israeli historian and political scientist. She specializes in France-Israel relations, EU-Israel relations, U.S.-France relations, France and the Mideast conflict, Jews and Muslims in France as well as the History of the Jews in France, the Holocaust in France and the Jewish resistance in France. She earned her Ph.D. at Bar-Ilan University and works as senior research associate at the Begin–Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) at Bar-Ilan University. She ia also a "Spiegel Fellow" at the Center of Holocaust research at Bar Ilan University.She is a member of the committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers During the Holocaust (JRJ). Jewish Rescuers Citation

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BESA Research Publications

Articles

1. The Jewish Resistance in France

2. Israel-France - the EU

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https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Jewish-Holocaust-heroes-and-heroines-honored-in-Paris-481463

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References

  1. Translations from the book in Hebrew: בין פאריס לירושלים, צרפת הציונות והקמת מדינת ישראל: 1945-1949 ההוצאה לאור של משרד הביטחון, 2000 - עם הקדמה של שמעון פרס
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  3. מבט צרפתי על מלחמת העצמאות: 1947 - 1949, עלי זית וחרב ח, העמותה לחקר כוח המגן ע"ש ישראל גלילי, העמותה להיסטוריה צבאית, אוניברסיטת תל-אביב, ההוצאה לאור של משרד הביטחון, 2008,עמ 368–344