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 association for several decades and has participated in its conferences since the early 1970s. He has been on its Advisory Council for many years and for the past two years has been its Vice President. He has published many of his research papers in its journals.

NAPH’s executive offices are located at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, at the Dept. of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, administered by Prof. Gilead Morahg, its Executive Vice President, a noted Hebrew scholar.