David Hartman Was Man of Passion for Jewish Modernity and Israel
Some years ago I was discussing David Hartman’s work with the renowned Israeli philosopher Aviezer Ravitsky. “Hartman is not a scholar,” Ravitsky said about his colleague in Department of Jewish Thought at The Hebrew University. “He is more than a scholar.” Indeed he was. David Hartman was a combustible mix of energy, ideas and commitment….