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Holocaust Heroes in the Most Unexpected Places


April 16, 2018

The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in partnership with the UCF History Department and Judaic Studies Program welcomes Dr. Normal Berdichevsky as he uncovers the narrative of those who did everything in their power to stand up against the Holocaust. The event is free and open to the public. Reserve your seat by... Read More

Judaic Studies professor engages students through video textbooks


April 6, 2018

Professors are constantly searching for innovative ways to engage their students. Judaic Studies professor Dr. Ken Hanson is leading the charge with courses that use cinematic productions and interactive video games to bridge the gap between the past and present. Hanson was the 2017 recipient of the Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in online Teaching. The award recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has recently taught a “High Quality” online course. Recipients can only be... Read More

Pelli Publishes Sixth Book on Hebrew Enlightenment


October 14, 2016

Professor Moshe Pelli, former director of the UCF Judaic Studies, and Abe and Tess Wise Endowed Professor of Judaic Studies, has just published his new book by the Hebrew University’s Magnes Press in Jerusalem. The book is titled Kochvei Yitzhak, The Journal of the Haskalah in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1845–1873). It is a monograph and an annotated, computerized index to the periodical that has been published for an extended period of 28 years, in 37 issues. This is the sixth book... Read More

Pelli Elected President of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew


January 8, 2008

Moshe Pelli was elected President of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in the U.S.A. The association, known by its acronym NAPH, is the professional organization of professors and instructors in colleges, universities and seminaries who specialize in Hebrew language, literature and culture of the ancient, medieval and modern periods, as well as professors of Judaic Studies in the US. His term of his presidency is for two years. Prof. Pelli has been an active member of this... Read More