Mickey Katz Endowed Chair in Jewish Music, Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Mark Kligman specializes in the liturgical traditions of Middle Eastern Jewish communities and various areas of popular Jewish music.
Lecturer in Yiddish
Miriam founded the California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language, an organization which works to raise awareness and spread knowledge of Yiddish. She was also instrumental in the founding of Yiddishkayt in Los Angeles and continues to teach Yiddish at the University of California, Los Angeles.