Aleksandra (Ola) Sajdak
Aleksandra Sajdak is a Senior Program Assistant at the Taube Centre in Warsaw and is the Center’s primary researcher and is the co-managing editor of the Taube Center’s publications. Aleksandra is also a part time staff member of the Jewish Genealogy & Family Heritage Centre at the Jewish Historical Institute, serving as a family history researcher and genealogist. Aleksandra received her Bachelor and Master’s degrees from the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in cultural studies and theology. Her MA thesis was about antisemitism in Poland in the late 1930s. Intrigued with all aspects of Jewish history and heritage in Poland, Aleksandra is currently working on her doctoral thesis at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Aleksandra has served as the Polish coordinator and as an educator for Oranim College in 2016 and 2017, and joined the Polish-based staff as an educator for the March of the Living UK in 2018. Aleksandra is an alumna of PARADIGM Ideas Program at PAIDEIA – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden. Ola is an alumna of Minyanim, the Jewish Leadership Program for Jews in Central and Eastern Europe of transmission and engagement. Aleksandra is actively involved in Warsaw’s Jewish community, a member of the JCC and the Ec Chaim kehillah.