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Jeshajahu Weinberg has been Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial museum in its planning phase and in the early stages of its operation. Mr. Weinberg is a world famous museum developer, who also created The Museum of the Diaspora in Israel.

Rina Elieli, Psy.D., was a consultant in staff development to the Director. She is a practicing psychoanalyst and educator in her native country of Israel.

Chiam Potok was born and raised in New York City. he has been writing fiction since the age of sixteen and is widely known for his novels, The Chosen (Edward Lewis Wallant Award), The Promise (Athaneum Prize), My Name is Asher Lev, In the Beginning, The Book of Lights and Davita's Harp. His most recent novel, The Gift of Asher Lev published in May 1990, won the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction.



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