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Prof. Yizhar Hirschfeld

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The Institute of Archaeology deeply regrets to announce that Prof. Yizhar Hirschfeld passed away on November 16th, 2006. In the near future the Institute will nominate a committee to oversee the completion and publication of his scientific legacy.

Positions:

1989-1994 Senior Archaeologist, Israel Antiquities Authority
1989-1998 Adjunct Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1998-2006 Associate Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Excavations and surveys:

1974-1975 Emmaus (Excavation and survey director)
1975 Horvat Berakhot (Co-director with Yoram Tsafrir)
1976 Horvat Susiya (Excavation director)
1977-1978 Hebron, Arab Houses (Survey director)
1979-1982 Hammat Gader (Co-director with Giora Solar)
1981-1982 Herodium (Survey director)
1982-1987 Khirbet ed-Deir (Excavation director)
1984-1987 Horvat Aqav, Ramat Hanadiv (Excavation director)
1989-1998 Horvat Eleq, Ramat Hanadiv (Excavation director)
1989-1994 Mount Berenice, Tiberias (Excavation director)
1994 Shiqmona (Excavation director)
1996-2002 Ein Gedi (Excavation direrctor)
1998 Tiberias (Co-director with Oren Gutfeld)
1999-2002 Shivta (Survey director)
2000-2004 Horvat Eleq, Ramat Hanadiv (Excavation director)
2004- Tiberias (Excavation director)


Honors and Awards:

1988 The Rothschild award for post-doctoral studies at Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A.
1996 Research Fellow, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
2000 Irene Levi-Sala Book Award in the Archaeology of Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
2002 Research Fellow, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.


Excavation and research grants:

1984-1987 Horvat Aqav, Ramat Hanadiv, Rothchild Foundation ($50,000 per year)
1989-1998 Horvat Eleq, Ramat Hanadiv, Rothchild Foundation ($60,000 per year)
1996-2002 Ein-Gedi, Rothchild Foundation ($50,000 per year)
2000-2003 Horvat Eleq, Ramat Hanadiv, Rothchild Foundation ($50,000 per year)
2004 Horvat Eleq, Ramat Hanadiv, Rothchild Foundation ($60,000)
2004 Tiberias, Rothchild Foundation ($75,000)
2004 Tiberias, Avi Chai Foundation ($50,000)
2004 Leon Levi and Shelby White Publication Fund ($50,000)