IAA Director General Dorfman died today at age 64

The Israel Antiquities Authority announces the passing of Yehoshua (Shuka) Dorfman today, July 31, 2014, at the age of 64. His passing came after what is described as a long battle with a serious illness.

Dorfman’s academic training was in Political Science. He served in a variety of military roles reaching the rank of Brigadier General. He was appointed director of the IAA in 2000.

IAA Director Shuka Dorfman. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority.

IAA Director Shuka Dorfman. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority.

HT: Joseph I. Lauer

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