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Ruth Wisse

Born: May 13, 1936

Birthplace: Chernivtsi

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Ruth Wisse

Date of Birth : May 13, 1936
Birth Place : Chernivtsi

Ruth R. Wisse is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. She is the sister of David Roskies, professor of Yiddish and Jewish literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary.


  • Writer
  • Professor
  • Translator
  • Book editor

Also known as

  • Ruth R. Wisse

Awards Won

  • National Jewish Book Award for Scholarship
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