Obituary: Dr. Ada Yardeni

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H-Judaic is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Ada Yardeni (1937-2018), a widely published scholar in the field of Hebrew Paleography and an accomplished artist.  Educated at Bezalel and the Hebrew University, Dr. Yardeni authored or co-authored nine books and 59 articles, including her well-known THE BOOK OF HEBREW SCRIPT.  She published numerous texts and articles with Prof. Bezalel Porten and also helped to decipher and explain several of the Dead Sea Scrolls. See her complete CV and links to her work on her website,, and on her academia page,  
We extend deepest condolences to her coworkers and family.


​Chair, H-Judaic