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NOTEWORTHY DEATHS

Posted: July 5, 2014 at 2:16 a.m.

A photo provided by the Alliance for Jewish Renewal shows Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Schachter-Shalomi died in his sleep after a long illness early Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, at his home in Boulder, Colo. He was 89. Schachter-Shalomi started the renewal movement in the early 1960s as a way to use contemporary religious and political scholarship to re-examine Judaism after the Holocaust.
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A photo provided by the Alliance for Jewish Renewal shows Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Schachter-Shalomi died in his sleep after a long illness early Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, at his home in Boulder, Colo. He was 89. Schachter-Shalomi started the renewal movement in the early 1960s as a way to use contemporary religious and political scholarship to re-examine Judaism after the Holocaust.

Founder of Jewish Renewal movement BOULDER, Colo. -- 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 home in Boulder, Colo.

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