Azaria Alon

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Azaria Alon
Azaria Alon.jpg
Azaria Alon in 2009
Born (1918-11-15)November 15, 1918
Ukraine
Died January 19, 2014(2014-01-19) (aged 95)
Beit HaShita, Israel
Nationality Israeli
Occupation Conservationist,
Environmentalist
Spouse(s) Ruth Alon
Children 4

Azaria Alon (November 15, 1918 – January 19, 2014) was an Israeli environmentalist. He was the co-founder of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI).[1]

Alon received an Israel Prize for lifetime achievement in 2012. He had previously been cited for the Israel Prize when the SPNI won it in 1980.[2][3]

Alon died on January 19, 2014 from natural causes, aged 95.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Azaria Alon, father of Israeli environmentalism, dies at 95". The Jersalem Post. January 19, 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  2. "Leading rabbi, environmental pioneer to receive Israel Prize". haaretz.com. March 8, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  3. "Environmentalist Azaria Alon awarded Israel Prize". ynetnews.com. March 9, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014.