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David Roskies

David G. Roskies is Emeritus Professor of Yiddish Literature and Culture at the Jewish Theological Seminary. In 1981 (with the late Alan Mintz), he cofounded Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History, and served for eighteen years as editor-in-chief of the New Yiddish Library. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2012. Born in Montreal, Canada, in 1948, he is a product of its Yiddish secular schools.


📖 נאַכטװערטער | מדרשי צלמוות | Nightwords: A Midrash on the Holocaust, by Dr. David G. Roskies (1970, 4th ed. CLAL: 2000)

Contributed on: 22 Apr 2024 by David Roskies |

The first published liturgy for Yom Hashoah, and containing the first use of cantillated English for liturgical purposes. . . .