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rabbi , religion educator

David Weiss Halivni, Romanian religion educator, rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1943, reordained, 1952. Recipient Bialik prize Tel Aviv, 1985. Member American Academy Jewish Research (president).

Background

Halivni, David Weiss was born on December 12, 1928 in Romania. Son of Callel and Fanny (Weiss) Halivni.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1953. Master of Arts, New York University, 1956. Doctor of Humane Letters, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York City, 1958.

Career

Rector Institute for Traditional Judaism, Mount Vernon, New York. Professor religion Columbia University, New York City, since 1986. Member Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1943, reordained, 1952.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of eight books on Talmud and rabbinics.

Membership

Member American Academy Jewish Research (president).

Connections

Married Tzipore Hager, December 9, 1953. Children: Bernard, Ephraim, Isaiah.

father:
Callel Halivni

mother:
Fanny (Weiss) Halivni

spouse:
Tzipore Hager

child:
Bernard Halivni

child:
Ephraim Halivni

child:
Isaiah Halivni