College of Arts and Sciences

Germanic Studies

Dov-Ber Kerler

Dov-Ber Kerler

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

Germanic Studies
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