Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Alan Astro

Alan Astro (Ph.D., Yale University, 1985) is professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. He has published on Beckett, Borges and Sholem Aleichem as well as other modern authors in French, Spanish and Yiddish. Astro’s latest work is Yiddish South of the Border: An Anthology of Latin American Yiddish Writing (2003).

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