retired Affiliate Visiting Associate Professor of Yiddish Language and Culture, University of Maryland College Park
August 6, 2015
Miriam Isaacs was born to Holocaust survivors in a displaced persons camp in Germany. Trained as a linguist, she taught Yiddish for many years at the University of Maryland. More recently, she has been translating the Stonehill Jewish Song Collection, housed here at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.