Moshe Pelli is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Judaic Studies and the Abe and Tess Wise Endowed Professor of Judaic Studies at UCF. His major area of specialization is Modern Hebrew Literature, with concentration on Hebrew Haskalah (Enlightenment) in the 18th and 19th centuries. In addition, he has written extensively on the literature of the Holocaust, and has lectured and taught courses on the Literature of the Bible. He is a leading authority on the Hebrew and Jewish Enlightenment. Prof. Pelli published 16 scholarly books on Hebrew Enlightenment, Hebrew culture in America, and literature of the Holocaust, 188 research papers, 2 novels, 8 children books, 3 text anthologies, 40 review articles, 59 book reviews, 4 bibliographies and indices, 86 scholarly presentations, and 15 short stories. Awarded the Friedman Prize for his contribution to Hebrew Culture in America in 1991, he was also the recipient of the Researcher of the Year award for 1996 at UCF, the Distinguished Researcher of the Year of the College for 2006 and 1996, and was awarded the University of Central Florida Research Incentive Award (2006); The University of Central Florida Professional Excellence Programs Award (1998); Received the President of Israel’s ‘Amos Fund’ Award (1997); Awarded the UCF College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Award in Research (1996); Awarded the University of Central Florida Distinguished Researcher of the Year (1996) and many other awards and grants. Prof. Pelli was Fellow of the prestigious Moses Mendelssohn Center at the University of Potsdam in Germany in May 2000, and he has lectured and presented scholarly papers at academic conferences and at numerous centers and institutions for Jewish Studies in Europe, Israel and the USA. He is listed in many Who's Who books in USA, Europe and Israel. He is on the editorial board of Kesher (Tel Aviv University) and Hebrew Higher Education, served as Vice President of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in the USA (2005–2007), and as the President of this organization (2007–2009). Prof. Pelli was named the Abe and Tess Wise Endowed Professor of Judaic Studies at UCF in 2004.
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|Course Number||Course||Title||Mode||Date and Time||Syllabus|
|20991||JST3100||The Hebrew Bible As Literature||World Wide Web (W)||Unavailable|
|No Description Available|
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