Death of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

July 3, 2014
Boulder, Colorado

Founder of Jewish Renewal movement dies at 89
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BOULDER, Colorado (AP) — Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement and a widely influential figure in contemporary Jewish thought and practice, has died in his Boulder, Colorado, home. He was 89.

Schachter-Shalomi, known to his followers as Reb Zalman, died Thursday morning in his sleep after a long illness, Rivkah Walton of the Alliance for Jewish Renewal said.

Schachter-Shalomi started the renewal movement in the early...

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