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Gedaliah Alon

Hebrew: גדליה אלון
Birthplace: Kobryn, Kobryn District, Brest Region, Belarus
Death: Died in Jerusalem, Israel
Cause of death: Heart attack
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Son of Nachman Rogoznitski and Rivka-Leah Rogoznitzki
Husband of Mina Alon
Father of Private User; <private> Alon and <private> Dotan

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About Gedaliah Alon

Gedaliah Alon (Hebrew: גדליה אלון‎) (1901–1950) was a distinguished Israeli historian.


Gedaliah Alon (Rogoznitski) was born in 1901 in Kobryn, Belarus (then in Russian-ruled Poland). In 1924, he studied for a year at Berlin University and, in 1926, he emigrated to the British Mandate of Palestine and continued his studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He later joined the faculty of the Hebrew University.


Three years after his death, in 1953, Alon was posthumously awarded the Israel Prize for Jewish studies, the inaugural year of the prize.

About גדליה אלון (עברית)

גדליה אלון (רוֹגוֹזניצקי) (1902 – 17 במרץ 1950) היה היסטוריון ישראלי, חתן פרס ישראל במדעי היהדות לשנת תשי"ג (1953) לאחר מותו.

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Kobryn, Kobryn District, Brest Region, Belarus
March 17, 1950
Age 48
Jerusalem, Israel