Awards & Winners

Ruth Wisse

Date of Birth 13-May-1936
Place of Birth Chernivtsi
(Ukraine, Chernivtsi Oblast)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Ruth R. Wisse
Profession Writer, Professor, Translator, Book editor
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.

Awards by Ruth Wisse

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National Jewish Book Award for Scholarship
Honored for : The Modern Jewish Canon: A Journey Through Language and Culture