Shamir may refer to:
*Solomon's Shamir, a worm described in the Talmud and Midrash as being capable of cutting through or distintegrating stone, used in the construction of the First Temple in Jerusalem
*Yitzhak Shamir, former Israeli Prime Minister
*Adi Shamir, Israeli cryptographer
*Israel Shamir, Russian-Israeli-Swedish writer and journalist
*Shamir (kibbutz), an Israeli kibbutz
*Gabriel and Maxim Shamir, Israeli graphic designers

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  • Shamir — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adi Shamir (* 1952), israelischer Kryptologieexperte Efraim Shamir, israelischer Gitarrist und Sänger und Teilnehmer am Eurovision Song Contest 1974, siehe Kaveret#Mitglieder Moshe Shamir (1921–2004),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SHAMIR — (Heb. שֶׁמִיר), kibbutz in northern Israel on the Golan slope and the eastern rim of the Ḥuleh Valley, 8 mi. (12 km.) S.E. of Kiryat Shemonah, affiliated with Kibbutz Arẓi ha Shomer ha Ẓa ir. Shamir was founded in 1944 by a group from Romania who …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shamir — (Yitzhak) (né en 1915) homme politique israélien. Chef du Likoud (1983 1992), il fut Premier ministre en 1983 1984 et 1986 1992 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shamir — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mouhamed Shamir, né en 1991, un informaticien indien Adi Shamir, né en 1952, un cryptologue israélien, co inventeur de Rivest Shamir Adleman (RSA) Israël… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shamir — n. family name; Yitzchak Shamir (born 1915), Israeli politician, former prime minister of Israel (1983 1984, 1986 1992) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shamir — shəˈmi(ə)r, ˈshäˌm noun ( s) Etymology: Hebrew shāmīr 1. : a very hard precious stone believed to have been used in building Solomon s temple 2. : a tiny worm believed capable of splitting the hardest stone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shamir — biographical name Yitzhak 1914 originally surname Yizernitzky prime minister of Israel (1983 92) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shamir — /shah mear /, n. Yitzhak /yits hahk /, born 1915, Israeli political leader: prime minister since 1986. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shamir —    A sharp thorn.    1) One of the sons of Michah (1 Chr. 24:24).    2) A town among the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:48); probably Somerah, 2 1/2 miles north west of Debir.    3) The residence of Tola, one of the judges, on Mount Ephraim (Judg.… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • shamir — sha·mir …   English syllables