Norman Berdichevsky

Norman Berdichevsky is an author, freelance writer, editor, researcher and lecturer of history and culture. Formerly a lecturer of Judaic studies at the University of Central Florida and the San Pedro Center, in Winter Park, Florida, Berdichevsky is the author of several books, including "An Introduction to Danish Culture," "Spanish Vignettes: The Dynamism of Modern Spain," "Nations, Languages, and Citizenship: Languages and How They Define Us," "Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language," and "The Left is Seldom Right."

The Past and Future of Hebrew in Israel and Beyond

September 24, 2014

There is a growing linguistic, social and political divide between Israelis and Jews in the diaspora. Hebrew, an ancient language of various dialects, has seen many influences on its development, including Aramaic and Akkadian spoken by the Assyrians and Babylonians. Later came Greek and Persian dialects, and in modern times considerable word borrowing,...

Norman Berdichevsky’s Denmark: An Introduction to Danish Culture

June 04, 2014

Amid tough immigration laws, Denmark has contributed countless times to the fields of science, art, literature and design. Smaller and less well-known than neighboring Norway and Sweden, Denmark is something of an enigma to the wider world. However, Danish contributions to science, engineering, exploration, seafaring, literature, philosophy, music, architecture and...