Death of David Hartman

1931 - February 10, 2013
Jerusalem, Isreal

Rabbi dies at 81
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TIA GOLDENBERG, The Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Rabbi David Hartman, one of the world's leading Jewish philosophers who promoted both Jewish pluralism and interfaith dialogue, has died. He was 81.

The Shalom Hartman Institute, founded by the rabbi more than 30 years ago, said Hartman died Sunday after a long illness.

The Brooklyn-born Hartman was known for bringing a more liberal Judaism to the conservative brand commonplace in Israel, where he moved in 1971...

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