The Team

Founders

Dóra Koranyi

Psychologist and tour guide in the Jewish quarter of Budapest. After completing her studies in Israel, Dóra returned to Hungary. where she worked actively in different Jewish organizations and also took an active role in a grassroot, egalitarian Jewish community.

Sebastian Mizrahi

Originally from Venezuela, Sebastian has lived most of his life between Israel and Europe. Sebastian studied Archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and History and Tourism in Salamanca, Spain. Currently based in Budapest, Hungary.

Speakers

Joseph Benatov

Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches Hebrew. He is originally from Bulgaria and a member of Sofia's Jewish community.

Ruben Shimonov

Educator, community builder, and social entrepreneur focusing on Jewish diversity and pluralism. Listed among The Jewish Week's "36 Under 36" young Jewish community leaders and changemakers.

Dóra Pataricza

Post-doctoral researcher in History, research fellow at Åbo Akademi University in Finland and project director at the Szeged Jewish Community in Hungary,

Cecilia Cohen

Born in Argentina and moved to Israel in 2002. B.A. in Education and History of Art from the Hebrew University, Head of Latin America Desk of Marom Olami, and guide at the Yad Vashem Museum in Jerusalem. 

Nisya Isman Allovi 

Director and Curator of The Quincentennial Foundation Museum Of Turkish Jews. Graduated from the International Relations Faculty of Bilgi University and in Cultural Heritage and Tourism.

Gavriella Bigio Dahan

Master's Degree in Conflict Research, Management and Resolution and BA in International Relations, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.                                                 

Mercédesz Czimbalmos

Doctoral researcher at Åbo Akademi University in Finland and project coordinator in the project "Reconstructing the Fate of Hungarian and Bačka-Serbian Victims of the Holocaust".

Benito (Ben) Gritzewsky

Second-generation Jewish Mexican, amateur historian and recognized by the travel industry as an expert in Latin America. Ben delights in uncovering, celebrating and sharing the infinite facets of Jewish life.

Victoria Atlas Prilutsky

PhD in medieval Spanish culture and history from the University of Alcalá (Spain) and M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Cultures from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Miriam Camerini

Theatre director, writer, singer, actress, journalist and published author. She holds a BA in Linguistics and Literature from the State University of Milan.                                                                      

Dóra Koranyi

Psychologist and tour guide in the Jewish quarter of Budapest and member in a grassroot, egalitarian Jewish community in Hungary. Co-founder of Qesher

Łukasz Godlewski

Gradutated in Psychology of Intercultural Relations at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Poland. Official city guide of Warsaw since 2013.