Danelius, Dr. Eva

ד"ר אווה חווה דניאלוס
Dr. Eva (Chava) Danelius was born on 1.3.1898 in Berlin and died in Haifa (year unknown). She was the daughter of Leopold Liepman Danelius and Else Danelius. She studied medicine and national economics at the universities of Berlin, Freiburg, Würzburg and Tübingen and did her PhD on the employment of partially incapacitated women. Additionally, she attended evening courses at the social welfare school of the Hochschule für Politik in Berlin and graduated as a social worker. She then volunteered to work with prisoners for two months. Between 1928 and 1929, she worked in a Jewish children's home in Norderney. She also was employed for one and a half years in the welfare and youth office of the Berlin-Friedrichshain to work with families. She subsequently spent three and a half years in different positions related to Jewish welfare work, including heading the vocational center of a Jewish welfare union in Wiesbaden and two years directing a Jewish provincial union for social work in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt. In 1933, she immigrated to Palestine. She worked for four months at Beit Chaluzot in Haifa. She later studied the Egyptian language at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and attended courses on Coptic and Semitic languages, as well as on Biblical studies and history. She wrote articles on Velikovsky's reconstruction of ancient history, and also published articles in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) and in The Journal of Near Eastern Studies (JNES) among others.
Else Danelius
Leopold Liepman Danelius
Age at Migration
Year of Migration
Archival Materials
Central Zionist Archive, J17761/1