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Bondi Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 915

Scope and Contents

The file contains various materials pertaining to the Bondi family, mostly concerning Aron (Alfred) Bondi and his scientific career. It comprises three series and 22 folders.

Series I contains items pertaining to the life of Aron Bondi and his nuclear family (1913-2003).

Series II contains material pertaining to the scientific career of Aron Bondi (1934-1991).

Series III contains items pertaining to the lives of other members of the Bondi family and their ancestors (1844-2008).

Dates

  • 1844-2008

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in German, English and Hebrew.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection has been digitized. Folder 19 is not available due to copyrights.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Aron (Alfred) Bondi was born in 1906 in Vienna to a prosperous religious family. In 1929 he received his doctorate in chemistry from Vienna University, and went on to work at the Berlin University. Following the Nazis' rise to power, and after receiving an invitation from the Ziv Institute in Rehovot (later the Weizmann Institute), Bondi migrated to Palestine in 1934. In 1937 he married Eva Hava Bondi (née Merkin) and the couple had two children. In 1946 Bondi joined the Agriculture Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, became a well-known expert in animal nutrition, and in 1984 was awarded the Israel Prize for his scientific work. Aron Bondi passed away in 1997 in Jerusalem.

Extent

22 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Bondi family, mostly concerning Aron (Alfred) Bondi and his scientific career.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 3 series.

  1. Series I: Aron Bondi's Life and Family, 1913-2003
  2. Series II: Aron Bondi's Scientific Career, 1934-1991
  3. Series III: Bondi Family's History, 1844-2008
Author
Processed by Meirav Reuveny
Date
© 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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