Shalom Hartman Institute Founder Rabbi Prof. David Hartman z”l was a leading thinker among philosophers of contemporary Judaism and an internationally renowned Jewish author. As part of his unique vision to deal with the challenges of Judaism in the modern world, Rabbi Prof. David Hartman founded the Shalom Hartman Institute in 1976 in honor of his father. He was a man who is with us no more A thinker, teacher, and lover of mankind Our
Adapted from an audio recording of Rabbi Prof. David Hartman speaking to a gathering of rabbis at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem in July 1999. This recording was discovered during research into the Institute’s audio and video archives.