Nebraska Authors

David Gitlitz

Born 1942

Places Lived

Cambridge, MA
Lincoln, NE
Kingston, RI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Hispanic Studies; Jewish History; Pilgrims and Pilgrimages


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., 1968, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Professor of Hispanic Studies
Dean of Arts and Sciences

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI


National Jewish Book Award for Sephardic Studies, 1996
Lucy B. Dawidowicz Prize for History, 1997


The Jew in the "Comedia" of the Golden Age. 1968.
Options for the Kemp Commission. 1995.
Secrecy and Deceit. 1996.
A Drizzle of Honey: The Lives and Recipes of Spain's Secret Jews. 2000. (with Linda Kay Davidson)
The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago: The Complete Cultural Handbook. 2000. (with Linda Kay Davidson)
Pilgrimage from the Ganges to Graceland: An Encyclopedia. 2002. (with Linda Kay Davidson)
Pilgrimage and the Jews. 2006.
The Lost Minyan. 2010.

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