Dóra Pataricza (b. 1982, Budapest) is a historian with a PhD in Linguistics. She has been working as a post-doc researcher in two archival projects at the Helsinki Jewish Community and the Szeged Jewish Community (Hungary). She is a researcher in the project “Boundaries of Jewish Identities in Contemporary Finland” (PI: Ruth Illman), her research topic is Finnish Jewish food culture. Besides being a guide at the synagogue, Dóra is a member of the board of WIZO as well as the programme manager of Limud Helsinki. She has 4 children with her husband, András. She loves reading and she is an enthusiastic genealogist.