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Elchanan Meir


Elchanan Meir

10 July 1936 Jerusalem, Israel (

Professor Elchanan Israel Meir (born 10 July 1936 in Jerusalem, Israel - died February 17, 2014 in Otniel, Israel; Hebrew: אלחנן ישראל מאיר). He retired as a full professor from the Department of Psychological at the Tel Aviv University. He was the president of the Israeli Psychology Association (10 years) and chairman of the Council of Psychology in Israel (6 years).



Elhanan I. Meir was born on 1936 in Jerusalem. After his army service in IDF he studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.A. in Psychology, Statistics, Sociology; M.A. in Psychology). He received his PH.D at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (1968).

Meir's specialty was Vocational and Counseling Psychology. Most of his articles were published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior and in the Journal of Career Assessment. Meir also was the head of the research unit of the Hadassah Vocational Counseling Institute.

After 39 years at the Tel Aviv University, Meir retired as a full professor.

In 2002, at the age 66, Meir started to study at the Yeshivat Otniel.

On February 17, 2014, Meir died after a long battle with cancer.


Among Meir's publications and the books "Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences" (16 editions, in Hebrew),"Shabath Vayinafash" (five books on the Torah, in Hebrew), and "Minor Personalities in the book of Bereshit: Psychological insights".

In 2007, The Journal of Vocational Behavior ranked Meir as first among authors of articles during the previous 34 years.


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