Joseph Aviram, long-time Director and President of the Israel Exploration Society (IES) and a key figure in the development and popularization of the field of biblical archaeology, passed away in Jerusalem on July 27. He was 107 years old.Cross-file under Sad News.
I congratulated Dr. Aviram on his 100th birthday here in 2016. I do not know why there is a discrepancy concerning his date of birth.
May his memory be for a blessing.
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