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Ernst Akiva Simon, Prof.

Hebrew: עקיבא ארנסט סימון, Prof.
Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Berlin
Death: August 18, 1988 (89)
Jerusalem, Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Gotthold Efraim Simon and Cecilia Simon
Husband of Jona Toni Sonya Simon
Father of <private> Simon and <private> Greenberg (Simon)
Brother of Dr. Michael Simon and Hans Simon

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About Ernst Akiva Simon, Prof.

1913--1996- The Eger Family Association- pg.4

1913--1990- The Eger Family Association- אילן ב

Ernst Akiba/Akiva Simon עקיבא ארְנְסְט סימון‎, 'aqibhah Ernst Simon; March 15, 1899, Berlin – August 18, 1988, Jerusalem) was a German- Jewish educator, and religious philosopher.

Along with Martin Buber, he founded in the 1920s one of the earliest Israeli peace groups, Brit Shalom, which advocated for a binational state including Jews and Arabs. From 1930 to 1933 he taught at the Hebrew Reali School Haifa, headed by Arthur Biram. In 1942, he was one of the founders of the binationalist Ihud party.

In 1967, Simon was awarded the Israel Prize, for education.


About עקיבא ארנסט סימון, Prof. (עברית)

פרופ' עקיבא ארנסט סימון (15 במרץ 1899, ברלין – 18 באוגוסט 1988, ירושלים), פילוסוף וחוקר חינוך, מרצה לחינוך באוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים. מאנשי "ברית שלום". חתן פרס ישראל בחינוך לשנת תשכ"ז.

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March 15, 1899
August 18, 1988
Age 89
Jerusalem, Israel