Amnon Netzer

Researcher of Persian Jewry
1934- 2008

Amnon Netzer was an Iranian-born Israeli historian, researcher, professor and journalist. Netzer was a leading authority on Iranian history and culture as well as Persian and Judeo-Persian languages. Netzer founded Israel Broadcasting Authority's Persian Service in 1958 and was a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem until his death in 2008.

Full biography can be viewed at Amnon Netzer Center For Iranian Jewish History And Heritage's website.

Autobiography by Amnon Netzer can be viewed here. (See also personal biography here)


An Annotated Bibliography of the Writings of Amnon Netzer, Institute of Asian and African Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (first draft, 2004).

A list of Netzer's publications at the National Library of israel website.