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    - Richard Taylor
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    - Charles Butterworth
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Plaza Jewish Community Chapel
630 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY


Yeshiva University mourns the loss of Arthur Hyman, who served the school for decades as professor of Jewish philosophy and dean of the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. A world-renowned scholar, he wore his learning with grace, generosity and nobility of spirit. Arthur Hyman's (Harav Aharon Ben Yitzhak) funeral will take place Friday at 11am at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel at 630 Amsterdam Avenue on 91st Street in New York. The burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Queens. He is survived by his wife Batya Hyman Kahane. He is also survived by his three sons Jeremy, Michael and Joseph and their loving families who also remember their mother, Prof. Ruth Hyman. Joseph Hyman will sit shiva at 435 Stratton Road in New Rochelle through Thursday morning. Shacharit times are as follows: Sunday at 8:30am, Monday and Thursday at 6:35am, and Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:45am Mincha and Maariv will be daily at 5:15pm. Batya Kahane Hyman will sit shiva daily starting at 1pm with Maariv at 6:30pm at her apartment at 165 East 66th Street, Apartment 4C. May his family and the multitude of his friends throughout the world be comforted among all who mourn for Zion and Jerusalem. Yeshiva University Richard M. Joel, President David Berger, Dean, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies Norman Lamm, President Emeritus

Published in The New York Times from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2017
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