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The White House - National Humanities Medal Awarded to Ruth Wisse
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
20500-0004 Washington D. C., DC
United States
On November 15, 2005, Ruth Wisse received the prestigious National Humanities Medal in a ceremony at the White House. Ruth Wisse is a pioneer in the development of Yiddish scholarship in the United States. Learn more about her story in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. This event is also featured in This Week in History. Photo: President Bush presents Professor Ruth Wisse her National Humanities Medal. White House photo by Eric Draper.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "The White House - National Humanities Medal Awarded to Ruth Wisse." (Viewed on April 17, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/white-house-national-humanities-medal-awarded-to-ruth-wisse>.