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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…

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William W. Hallo, 1928-2015

By Adele Berlin, University of Maryland —- William W. Hallo was The William M. Laffan Professor Emeritus of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature at Yale University, where he taught for forty years….