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Indiana University Bloomington
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Dov-Ber Kerler

Dr. Alice Field Cohn Chair in Yiddish Studies
Professor of Jewish Studies and Germanic Studies


  • Ph.D. Oxford University

Fields of Interest

  • History, dialectology, sociology, and the linguistic analysis of Yiddish
  • History of old Yiddish literature (15th to 18th century)
  • Yiddish-Slavic linguistic and cultural contacts
  • Yiddish and modern Israeli Hebrew
  • Modern Yiddish poetry.