Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, Ph.D.

Ida E. King Distinguished Scholar during the fall of 1991

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r. Mordecai Paldiel was the second scholar to hold the chair. He has been the Director of the Department for the Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem since 1982. Dr. Paldiel has a Ph.D. in Holocaust Studies from Temple University, and is the author of numerous articles and books on the Holocaust. He lectures at the Yeshiva College (Yeshiva University) and Queens College (CUNY) in New York City. He is a survivor of the Holocaust.

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Education:
B.A. from Hebrew University
M.A. in Religious and Holocaust Studies from Temple University
Ph.D. in Religious and Holocaust Studies from Temple University

Areas of Expertise:
Holocaust Studies, Religious Studies, Holocaust & Rescuer Remembrance, Education

Publications Include:

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