About Naomi Sokoloff

Professor Naomi Sokoloff teaches Hebrew and modern Jewish literature in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization and The Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media at UW. She is co-editor, with Nancy E. Berg, of "What We Talk About When We Talk About Hebrew (And What it Means to Americans)," appearing in 2018 from UW Press.

“Where is the house and where is the street?” Finding Hebrew in the big city

Wendy Zierler shares the story of how she learned Hebrew at day school — after her parents traded small-town success for the Jewish community of a big city.