Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Orna Hess

Orna Hess, who received her B.A. in archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, participated in digs in Israel, especially in Jerusalem, as part of her work at the Department of Antiquities. She has published a number of papers based on the findings at these digs. She established the division of education, public relations and spokesmanship at the Department of Antiquities, and headed it for a period of five years.

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