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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…

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Eugene B. Borowitz, 1924-2016

By David Ellenson, Hebrew Union College —- Eugene B. Borowitz was the Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education and Jewish Religious Thought at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in…