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Moshe Gil (Gitler)

Hebrew: משה גיל
Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Bialystok, Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Death: January 2014 (92)
Immediate Family:

Son of Mr. Gitler
Husband of Shoshana Gil

Occupation: Israeli historian
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About Moshe Gil

Moshe Gil (Hebrew: משה גיל) (February 8, 1921 - January 2014) was a renowned Israeli historian.

Moshe Gil specialized in the historical interaction between Islam and the Jews, including the history of Palestine under the Islamic domination, the institution of the Exilarchate, and Jewish merchants such as the Radhanites. Gil was professor emeritus of the Chaim Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies at Tel Aviv University and held the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Chair in the History of the Jews in Muslim Lands.

In 1998, Gil was awarded the Israel Prize, for "Land of Israel" studies, primarily for his work analyzing some 846 document fragments from the Cairo Genizah and for his work in documenting the role of Jewish merchants in the development of medieval society.

About משה גיל (עברית)

משה גיל (8 בפברואר 1921 - ינואר 2014) היה מחשובי החוקרים של תולדות עם ישראל במאות הראשונות להתפשטות האסלאם. פרופסור להיסטוריה באוניברסיטת תל אביב, עמד בראש בית הספר למדעי היהדות והיה דקאן הפקולטה למדעי הרוח. חתן פרס רוטשילד במדעי היהדות לשנת תשנ"ו (1996) וחתן פרס ישראל לשנת תשנ"ח בנושא חקר ארץ ישראל

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Moshe Gil's Timeline

February 8, 1921
Bialystok, Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
January 2014
Age 92