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Oren Roman

Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf

Oren Roman is a Minerva Foundation postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Yiddish Culture, Language and Literature, at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf. He wrote his Ph.D in the Department of Yiddish at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The dissertation, entitled “The Old Yiddish Epics on the Book of Joshua and the Book of Judges,” was supervised by Prof. Jacob Elbaum and Prof. Chava Turniansky. He has taught modern Yiddish language and literature at the University of Haifa and at Tel Aviv University. His current research project is a Hebrew-Yiddish-German comparative study focused on the story of the binding of Isaac in medieval and early modern Ashkenaz.

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