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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

Features thousands of biographic and thematic essays on Jewish women around the world. Learn more

David G. Roskies

David G. Roskies is the Saul and Evelyn Henkind Professor of Yiddish Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is also the editor-in-chief of The New Yiddish Library published by Yale University Press.

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Ruth R. Wisse

As a scholar and a literary and social critic, Ruth R. Wisse is a unique figure in American Jewish letters. She bridges the worlds of Yiddish and American culture, of literature and politics, and of Israel and the diaspora. In 2000, she won the National Jewish Book Award for The Modern Jewish Canon.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "David G. Roskies." (Viewed on December 11, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/roskies-david>.


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