Alexandra Klei studied architecture. Her dissertation was about the relation between architecture and remembrance with a focus on the KZ memorial sites Buchenwald and Neuengamme. Among others, she is temporary lecturer at the Institute for Art History at Ruhr University Bochum and associated with the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg. Her research focus is: Jewish buildungs after 1945 and the re-construction of the White City Tel Aviv. Her book about the life an work of architect Hermann Zvi Guttmann was awarded with the Paul Arnsberg prize in 2016. Furthermore, she is member of the editorial staff of the online-journal Medaon. Magazine für jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung and curator for the werkraum bild und sinn e.V.