Beruriah Wiegand

Dr. Beruriah Wiegand is the Woolf Corob Lector in Yiddish at the University of Oxford. She holds a BA and MA in Hebrew and Jewish Studies from Leo Baeck College, London, and a Ph.D. from University College London. Beruriah Wiegand is also a Yiddish poet, who has published two bilingual collections with the H. Leyvik-farlag in Tel Aviv: Tsi hot ir gezen mayn tsig? – Have You Seen My Goat? (2012) and Kales-breyshis – Kalat Bereshit (2018). She has published a bilingual edition of A.N. Stencl’s early verse, co-translated with Stephen Watts (Five Leaves, 2007), as well as a translation of a book of memoirs by the Grodno writer Leib Reizer (Yad Vashem, 2009). Her Yiddish translation of Ilan Stavans’s collection The Disappearance has just come out with the H.Leyvik-farlag in Tel Aviv under the title Der opgang (2021).