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.