Wigoder, Geoffrey

Wigoder, Geoffrey
   Israeli scholar of British origin. Born in Leeds, England, he studied at Trinity College, Ireland and Oxford University. In 1949 he settled in Israel. He was the editor of the Encyclopedia Judaica.

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