Staff
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Museum Team
Dr. Hanno Loewy, director
Scholar of literature and film, curator and writer, 1995-2000 founding director of the Fritz Bauer Institute in Frankfurt am Main, since January 2004 director of JMH.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-12, loewy@jm-hohenems.at

Gerlinde Fritz, administration
Has been working at the museum since 2006. Area of tasks in the museum: administration, reception, telephone exchange, bookkeeping, coordination of the supervisors and guided tours. Contact partner for: all administrative affairs, despatch of books, museum shop, appointments.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-0, office@jm-hohenems.at

Birgit Sohler, Company management
Has been working at the museum since 2005. Area of tasks in the museum: company management, exhibition- and event-organisation, public relations, marketing, graphic, website support.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-13,
sohler@jm-hohenems.at

MMag. Tanja Fuchs, chief of education
Has been working at the museum since 2009. Area of tasks in the museum: education management, children’s programs, school and visitor support, cooperation on educational projects. Contact partner for: guided tours, workshops and didactic material.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-14,
fuchs@jm-hohenems.at

MMag. Angelika Purin, education
Has been working as a freelance cultural guide since 2012. Working part time in education since summer 2013. Area of tasks in the museum: education management, children’s programs, school and visitor support, cooperation on educational projects. Contact partner for: guided tours, workshops and didactic material.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-18,
purin@jm-hohenems.at

Judith Niederklopfer-Würtinger, education
Working part time in education since 2012. Area of tasks in the museum: education management, children’s programs, school and visitor support, cooperation on educational projects. Contact partner for: guided tours, workshops and didactic material.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-18,
niederklopfer@jm-hohenems.at

Dr. Anika Reichwald, archive
Since July 2015 chief of archive and collections. Area of tasks in the museum: maintenance of archive and collection; data bank management; scientific cooperation on projects of the museum; follow-up contact for genealogical and scientific inquiries; communication with descendants of Jews of Hohenems; scientific publications on museum related topics.
Phone: +43 (0)5576 73989-15, reichwald@jm-hohenems.at

Raphael Einetter, MA, archive
Has been working at the museum since 2014. Area of tasks in the museum: screening and filing of accumulated materials, photo-data bank management, cooperation on projects, descendants-contact. partner for: photos, archives and historical inquiries.
Phone: 0043 (0)5576 73989-16, einetter@jm-hohenems.at

Mag. Christian Herbst, archive
Has been working at the museum since 2009. Area of tasks in the museum: screening and filing of accumulated materials, data bank management, cooperation on projects, visitor support, follow-up contact partner for: archives, genealogical and historical inquiries.
herbst@jm-hohenems.at

Mag. Junia Wiedenhofer, archive
Has been working at the museum since 2012, as a project worker for the research project “Genealogy Jewish Families from Tyrol.” Responsibilities: Processing and Research of the tirol specific stocks, care of the genealogy database, descendants requests. Contact for: Tyrol specific genealogical and historical issues.
wiedenhofer@jm-hohenems.at

Rosemarie Bahl, library
works for the museum since 1991. Till 2001 she was the secretary of the museum, since 2003 she is responsible for the library, the incoming new books as well as for indexing the collection.

Dietmar Pfanner, technician
since January 2016 at the museum. Responsibilities: exhibition technology, multimedia & light, security and in-house technology, EDV
Phone 0043 (0)5576 73989-21, pfanner@jm-hohenems.  

Helfried Hagen, volunteer
has been working at the museum since 2016. He is responsible for the incoming new books as well as different projects at the library. Furthermore he maintains the museums events.

Education Team
Tours through the permanent exhibition and the respective special exhibitions are conducted by specially trained tour guides along with the museum staff. At present, these guides are:
Doris Banzer, Mag. Karin Bartl-Leuprecht, Elisabeth Bitschnau, Susanne Emerich, Claudia Klammer BA, Dinah Ehrenfreund-Michler, Mag. Philipp Rusch and Johannes Spies.

Reception and Café Team
Gabriele Wessin and Theresia Hämmerle
Phone: 0043 (0) 5576 73989-20, cafe@jm-hohenems.at
Further staff members (mostly students) contribute to the smooth operation of the museum on weekends.

Cleaning
Elke Peter
Sonja Wank