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Yom Kippur at Elon, September 25-26

September 18, 2012

Students, faculty, staff, their families and community members are invited to join Elon Hillel to observe the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, which begins on Tuesday evening, September 25, and ends at sundown on Wednesday, September 26.

Yoram Lubling to deliver keynote speech in Israel

April 18, 2012

Professor of philosophy Yoram Lubling's recent book in Hebrew, Met Pa-amaim, was chosen to be the topic of this year's meeting of the Center for Culture and History of the Jewish People at Haifa University, Israel.

David Crowe Book on Schindler discussed in New York Times

April 18, 2012

An article in the New York Times (June 19,2011) on Mietek Pemper, a Schindler Jew who claimed to be the author of "Schindler's List," discussed Crowe's biography on Schindler ("Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the True Story behind 'The List.'"

Professor receives NEH funding for religious studies research

April 18, 2012

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded assistant professor Michael Pregill a $6,000 summer stipend to research medieval manuscripts preserved in Russia that may shed new light on the relationships between the Jewish and Muslim communities of the Mediterranean and Near East in the Middle Ages.

Lynn Huber publishes article on Satan

April 18, 2012

Lynn R. Huber, associate professor of religious studies, has recently published an annotated bibliographic essay on biblical traditions about Satan.