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Naomi Seidman

Graduate Theological Union

Naomi Seidman is the Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Her first book, A Marriage Made in Heaven: The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish, appeared in 1997; her second, Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation, in 2006. A third, The Marriage Plot, Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature, is forthcoming in July. She is presently working on a study of the founding of Bais Yaakov in interwar Poland.

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An introduction from the editors of the special issue of In geveb on Religious Thought in Yiddish.

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