Judith Siepmann has been working in the BKM-funded research project »Material Traces of Jewish German Lifeworlds in Eastern Europe. Book Collections and Libraries after World War Two« since 2018 and since July 2021 she is a PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute.
Studied Theatre Studies, Modern German Literature, Early Modern and Modern History, and Musicology at the universities of Munich (LMU) and Tel Aviv and completed her MA degree at the LMU in 2012. Subject of the Master's thesis: »Zwischen den Welten – Die Suche nach einer jüdischen Identität. Die Rezeption des hebräischen Theaters Habima in Berlin (1926–1931)« (Between Worlds – The Search for a Jewish Identity: The Reception of the Hebrew Theater Habima in Berlin, 1926–1931). From 2013 to 2015, she participated in the project »Traces of German-Jewish History in Israel: Preservation and Research« of the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach and the Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Organization and cataloguing of the papers of Heinrich Loewe at Sha’ar Zion Beit Ariela Public Library in Tel Aviv (2013/14, together with Lina Barouch) and at the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem (2014/15). Between 2015 and 2018, she took part in the research project »›Time Regimes‹ and ›Lived Time‹ of German Jews under the Nazi Regime« led by Guy Miron (Yad Vashem /Open University of Israel).