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Baker, Rabbi Andrew

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Individual Expert
Baker, Rabbi Andrew

Rabbi Andrew Baker is Director of International Jewish Affairs at the American Jewish Committee. Since the 1990s he has been a prominent figure in promoting tolerance and confronting the legacy of the Holocaust in Central and Eastern Europe. He was a member of government commissions on the Holocaust in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania and Romania, and has been the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chair-in Office on Combating Anti-Semitism since 2009. Rabbi Baker directed AJC efforts in the development and construction of the Belzec Memorial and Museum, a joint project with the Polish government. He shared his experiences in achieving a maximum of protection for the mass graves on site at IHRA’s first “Killing Sites” conference in Krakow in 2014.

See Rabbi Andrew Baker's contribution to the IHRA "Killing Sites" volume.

Country based in: 
United States
Countries active in: 
Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Ukraine