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The Task of the Jewish Translator: A Valedictory Address

Roskies, David G.

There is nothing more tedious and thankless than the task of the Jewish translator. Since your average Jewish author was multilingual, possessing as many as three internal languages, the translator must be a polyglot, possessing at least one external language to boot. The author gets all the glory. The translator gets all the blame.

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Jewish Theological Seminary
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November 12, 2012