Thursday, June 30, 2022

Prof. David Weiss Halivni z'l'

SAD NEWS: David Weiss Halivni, pillar of Talmudic scholarship, Holocaust survivor, dies age 94. A prodigy, Halivni received rabbinic ordination at 15, won the Israel Prize and molded generations of scholars in US and Israel, teaching well into his 90s (Amanda Borschel-Dan, Times of Israel).

H-JUDAIC also has a note of his passing, with links and the full text of the Encyclopaedia Judaica article about him: Passing of Prof. David Weiss Halivni.

Some PaleoJudaica posts on his work are here, here, and here.

May his memory be for a blessing.

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