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Prof. Harry Bochner: Linguistics, Harvard University

Prof. Harry Bochner

Prof. Harry Bochner

Dr. Harry Bochner, Linguistics, Ph.D. Harvard University,

Dr. Bochner is the co-Editor & Technology Directorof the Comprehensive New Yiddish-English Dictionary

is the son of Holocaust survivors and grew up in a family where Yiddish comprehension was essential. Study at Harvard and Columbia complemented this knowledge, and he has been involved in Yiddish cultural activities for over 20 years, teaching the language at Boston University and the Boston Workmen’s Circle.