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July 2, 2001
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Rabbi Ira Eisenstein, one of the founders of the Reconstructionist movement, died June 28 near Washington at the age of 94. Eisenstein was a close confidant of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, the founder of Reconstructionism, and was one of the main founders of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, the movement’s rabbinical seminary.

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