This is the website of Yoav Sapir (M. A.). Born in 1979 in Israel, he studied German-Jewish History and Literature in Jerusalem, Vienna, Heidelberg and Berlin.

He lives in Germany since 2006, is married and works in the following fields:

  • Author and Journalist, e. g. for the “Süddeutsche Zeitung”, “Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte”, “Die Welt”, the Jewish weekly “Jüdische Allgemeine”, the magazine “Jüdische Zeitung”, the publishing house “Spektrum der Wissenschaft” and the Israeli newspaper “Maariv”.

  • Public speaker for various German and Jewish institutions such as “Deutsche Welle”, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the German-Israeli Society, the Goethe Institute, die Jewish Community of Berlin, the Federal Agency for Civic Education and others.

  • Translator from Hebrew into German and vice versa, focusing on academic literature (history, psychoanalysis, religion, culture). Among his clients are the publishing houses “Text+Kritik”, “Merve”, “Taschen”, “DWV”, “Resling”, die foundation “Centrum Judaicum”, the association for support of Holocaust survivors “Amcha”, the Concentration Camp memorial of Mauthausen, the Goethe Institute, the University of Tel-Aviv, University of Tübingen, University of Potsdam, University of Jerusalem as well as various Jewish communities in Germany.

  • History Guide in Berlin focusing on Jewish history and Berlin's culture of remembrance in English, German and Hebrew.