PROF. YOSHIJI “YOSHI” HIROSE is in the English Department at Notre
Dame Seishin University and received his doctorate from Kansai University
(Osaka, Japan). “Yoshii” has a diploma in Jewish Studies (Oxford Centre for
Hebrew and Jewish Studies, England), and an MA from the University of
Washington. His publications include: Shadows of Yiddish on Modern
American Jewish Writers, and The Symbolic Meaning of Yiddish.