Sukenik, Eliezer Lipa

   Israel archaeologist. Sukenik, who came to Palestine from Poland in 1912, was professor of archaeology at the Hebrew University from 1938 until his death. (The chair was held later by his son, Yigael YADIN.) In 1947 he helped buy sections of the newly-discovered Dead Sea Scrolls, and devoted the rest of his life to their study. His wife, Hasya Sukenik-Feinsod (1889–1968), was a founder of the Israel kindergarten system and a leader of the Women’s Equal Rights Association.

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  • SUKENIK, ELIEZER LIPA — (1889–1953), Israel archaeologist. Born in Bialystok, Poland, he settled in Ereẓ Israel in 1912. In 1914, he began his teaching career, and eventually was appointed field archaeologist at the Hebrew University. He directed the excavations of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sukenik, Eliezer Lipa — (1889 1953)    Israeli archae ologist. He was born in Bialystok, and settled in Palestine in 1912. He became professor of archae ology at the Hebrew University. He excavated the Third Wall of Jerusalem, the city of Samaria, and the synagogues in… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Sukenik, Eliezer — ▪ Israeli archaeologist in full  Eliezer Lipa Sukenik  born Aug. 12, 1889, Białystok, Pol., Russian Empire died Feb. 28, 1953, Jerusalem, Israel       Polish born Israeli archaeologist who identified the antiquity of the Dead Sea Scrolls.… …   Universalium

  • Eleasar Sukenik — 1951 Eleasar Lipa Sukenik (auch: Elieser / Eliezer Lipa Sukenik; * 12. August 1889 in Białystok; † 28. Februar 1953 in Jerusalem) war ein israelischer Archäologe. Sukenik wanderte 1912 nach Palästina ein. Seinen Abschluss erlangte er 1926 am… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • YADIN (Sukenik), YIGAEL — (1917–1984), Israeli archaeologist; second chief of staff, and politician, member of the Ninth Knesset. Born in Jerusalem, Yadin was the son of the archaeologist Eliezer lipa sukenik . He went to the Hebrew Gymnasium in Jerusalem, and at the age… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Yeshu — This article is about an individual or individuals found in Jewish literature. For the similar sounding Hebrew or Aramaic name, see Yeshua (name). Yeshu (ישו in Hebrew and Aramaic) is the name of an individual or individuals mentioned in Rabbinic …   Wikipedia

  • Yadin, Yigael — (formerly Sukenik) (1917 84)    Israeli soldier, scholar, and statesman. He was the son of the noted archaeologist Eliezer Lipa Sukenik. Born in Jerusalem, he joined the Hagana at age 15. He left the Hagana in 1945 to pursue his education at the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

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