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  • Is ban on bad boy Jewish philosopher Spinoza near end?

    December 11, 2015 | 2:51 pm

    More than 350 years after this city’s Portuguese Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza and banned his writings for eternity, the philosopher’s books are for sale at the souvenir shop of the community’s synagogue.

    Spinoza, a Dutch-born Jewish philosopher who laid the...

  • Jewish philosopher Rabbi David Hartman dies

    February 10, 2013 | 12:08 pm

    Rabbi David Hartman, a Jewish philosopher who founded the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, has died.

    Hartman died Sunday in Israel following a long illness. He was 81.

    In 1971, Hartman and his wife, Bobbi, and their five children, moved to Israel with plans  to establish...