Saul Noam Zaritt is a an assistant professor of Yiddish Literature in the departments of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. He is also the founding editor of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies. He received his PhD from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Jewish Literature.
Saul studies the intersection of modern Jewish writing and the institutions of world literature. His research maps the ways in which works by Jewish writers traverse political, linguistic, and cultural boundaries, with a focus on the intersecting questions of translatability, untranslatability, circulation, erasure, and literary afterlives.