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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….

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Paula E. Hyman, 1946-2011

By Deborah Dash Moore, University of Michigan —- Paula E. Hyman, distinguished Yale University historian of European Jewry, served as president of the American Academy for Jewish Research from 2004 to…

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Ben Zion Wacholder, 1924-2011

By Michael A. Meyer, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion —- A long-time Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research, Ben Zion Wacholder passed away in Roslyn Heights, New York,…