Ezra Spicehandler

Dr. Ezra Spicehandler

Address3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220

Distinguished Service Professor, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Ordained, HUC-JIR, 1946
Ph.D., HUC-JIR, 1952

Dr. Spicehandler is the Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Literature, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. Ordained at HUC-JIR, Dr. Spicehandler served as Dean at HUC-JIR, Jerusalem from 1966-1980. His specialty is modern Hebrew literature.


  • Ordained, HUC-JIR (1946)
  • Ph.D., HUC-JIR (1952)

Lecture Titles

  • The Relevance of Ahad Ha’am’s Secular Reading of Judaism
  • Hayyim Nachman Bialik – Poet Laureate of Modern Hebrew Literature
  • Israel Society as Reflected in Contemporary Hebrew Literature The Golden Age of Medieval Spain’s Hebrew Poets
  • Abraham in Post Biblical Literature – His role in Jewish, Christian and Moslem tradition

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