Dr. Ya'akov Lazovik, formerly the director of the Yad VaShem archives in Jerusalem, is (2016) the Israeli state archivist.
This 2003 article says:
Dr. Ya’akov Lazovik writes (“Academic Genocide”, “Ha’Aretz”, 4 March) that in the State of Israel it is impossible that the regime and the nation will plan and commit a genocide. It is difficult to determine if this is naivety or self-righteousness. As we know, there is no single fixed method for murder and not even for genocide. The author Y. L. Peretz wrote about “the righteous cat” who does not spill blood, but only suffocates.Events involving Ya’akov Lazovik: