Kobryn, Russian-ruled Poland
|Died||March 17, 1950 (aged 48–49)|
|Notable awards||Israel Prize (1953)|
Gedaliah Rogoznitski (later Alon) 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.
Awards and recognition
- Jews, Judaism, and the Classical World: Studies in Jewish History in the Times of the Second Temple and Talmud; translated from the Hebrew by Israel Abrahams, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1977.
- The Jews in their Land in the Talmudic Age (70-640 C.E.); translated and edited by Gershon Levi, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1980-1984; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989.