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Bernard Lewis, 1916-2018

In his memoir, Notes on a Century: Reflections of a Middle East Historian, published in 2012, Bernard Lewis wrote (page 95): “While my principal concern had for some time been…

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Alan Mintz, 1947-2017

By David Biale, University of California, Davis —— The world of Jewish Studies lost one its most urbane and sensitive readers of Hebrew literature with the death of Alan Mintz…

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Arthur Hyman, 1921-2017

By David Berger, Yeshiva University —- Arthur Hyman was born on April 10, 1921, in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  In 1935, at the age of 14, three years before Kristallnacht, he…