6 thoughts on “Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, zt"l

  1. I remember him from when I was a little kid at Temple Emanuel. He would say the most awful things to his congregation, but many of them needed to be said. I can’t help but wonder who will be able to take his place in Jewish discourse. Baruch dayan haemet.

  2. dan – i am so sorry to hear this. such a sweet man – he gave so much to the world, and even liked the environment (remember that conversation i had with him?). i will be sorely missed. may his memory be a blessing.

  3. Here are three additional articles.
    Arthur Hertzberg, Outspoken Rabbi, Dies
    By Associated Press
    4:04 PM PDT, April 18, 2006
    Remembering Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, z”l
    Hillel.org, DC – 6 hours ago
    A giant of the Hillel world and the global Jewish community, Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, has died at the age of 84 due to complications of heart failure. … http://www.hillel.org/Hillel/NewHille.nsf/0/F5013A33DD099DED85257154006808A0?OpenDocument
    Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY – 7 hours ago
    NEW YORK, April 18 (JTA) — Years ago, David Twersky asked his secretary to give Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg a call. “She asked, Can … http://www.jta.org/page_view_story.asp?intarticleid=16535&intcategoryid=4

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