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Roy Clive Abraham Australian-born British linguist,
Arthur Abramson Pic American linguist, phonetican, speech scientist,
Mark Aronoff Pic Canadian-born American morphologist, 
Graziadio Ascoli RWF Pic Italian linguist, orientalist,  senator,
Erich Auerbach RWF HW Pic German-born American philologist, literary critic, historian,
Robert Austerlitz Romanian-born American linguist,
Mark Baltin American linguist,
Menachem Banitt HW Pic Belgian-born Israeli linguist, philologist,
Moshe Bar-Asher RWE HW Pic Moroccan-born Israeli linguist, semitolog,
Yehoshua Bar-Hillel RWE HW Pic Austrian-born Israeli American philosopher, mathematician, linguist,
Jacob Barth German semitic linguist, ExLink
Hans Bauer German linguist, cryptanalyst,
Zygmunt Bauman RWF HW Pic Polish-born British sociologist, historian, philosopher,
Eliezer Ben Yehuda RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli linguist, reviver of Hebrew language,
Theodor Benfey RWF Pic German linguist, Sanskrit (Jewish father)
Ze'ev Ben-Haim RWF HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli hebraist, linguist,
Walter Benjamin RWF HW Pic German philosopher, sociologist, lirerary/cultural critic, essayist, translator, RWN
Emile Benveniste RWF HW Pic Syrian-born French structural linguist,
Basil Bernstein Pic British linguist, sociologist,
Charles Bliss HW Pic Austro-Hungarian-born Australian semiotican, inventor of Blissymbolics
Bernard Bloch American linguist,
Jules Bloch French linguist,
Oscar Bloch French linguist, lexicographer,
Leonard Bloomfield RWF Pic American aqnthropologist, linguist,   
Maurice Bloomfield RWF Pic Austrian/Polish-born American linguist,
Franz Boas RWF HW Pic German-born American father of modern anthropology,
Michel Breal Pic German-born French philologist,  founder of modern semantics,   
Jerome Bruner RWF HW Pic American psychologist, cognitive psychology,
David Bunis Pic American-born Israeli linguist,
Carol Chomsky Pic American linguist, education specialist,
Noam Chomsky RWF HW Pic American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political writer,
Maimon Cohen Israeli linquist, hebraist,
Marcel Cohen RWF HW French linguist, semitic languages studies,
Arsene Darmesteter Pic French philologist,    ExLink
James Darmesteter Pic French author, orientalist, antquarian,  
David Dean Shulman HW Pic American-born Israeli poet, linguist, indologist, historian of religion,
Jacques Derrida RWF HW Pic Algerian-born French philosopher, literary scholar,
Guy Deutscher Pic Israeli-born British  linguist,
Aharon Dolgopolsky RWE Pic Russian-born Israeli linguist,
Hans Eberstark Austrian linguist, translator, mental calculator,
Shlomo Eitan Pic Israeli linguist, rabbi,
Itamar Even-Zohar Pic Israeli linguist, sociologist, culture researcher, translation scholar,
Abraham Even-Shoshan RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli linguist, lexicographer,
Abraham Feldhuns Latvian linguist, translator,
Joshua Fishman RWF Pic American linguist, ExLink
Jerry Fodor HW Pic American cognitive scientist, philosopher,
Eduard Fraenkel HW Pic German-born British philologist,
Ernst Fraenkel RWF German linguist,
Alexander Freinman Polish-born Russian/Soviet linguist, iranologist,
Raphael Freundlich Pic German-born Israeli classical scholar, humanist, linguist,
Ludwig Friedlander Pic German linguist, philologist,
Victoria Fromkin Pic American linguist,
Saadiah Gaon RWF HW Egyptian-born Babylon exilarch philosopher,
Boris Gaponov RWE Georgian-born Russian translator,
Moses Gaster RWE HW Pic Romanian-born linguist, historian, publicist,
Lazarus Geiger HW German-born philosopher, philologist,
Norman Geschwind Pic American neurologist, psychologist, linguist,
Henriette Gezundhajt Pic French linguist,
Talmy Givon American linguist, educator,  
Lila Gleitman Pic American psychologist, linguist,
Erving Goffman RWF HW Pic Canadian-born American sociologist, anthropologist, linguist, writer,
Adele Goldberg RWF HW Pic American linguist, cognitive scientist,
Louis Goldstein Pic American linguist, cognitive scientist,
Ignaz Goldziher RWF Pic Hungarian orientalist, linguist,
Moshe Goshen-Gottstein Pic German-born Israeli literal/biblical studies scholar, lexicographer,
Alexandru Graur HW Pic Romanian linguist,
Joseph Greenberg RWF Pic American linguist, language classification,
John Grinder, Jr RWF Pic American linguist, author, management consultant,
Mary Haas Pic American linguist,
Claude Hagege Pic Tunisian-born French linguist,
Morris Halle Pic Latvian-born American linguist,
Jack Halpern Pic Israeli entrepreneur, linguist, japanologist,
Alexander Harkavy HW Pic Belarusian-born linguist, lexicographer, writer,
Zellig Harris Pic Ukrainian-born American linquist, methodologist of science,
Adolphe Hatzfeld French linguist,    ExLink
Judah ben David Hayyuj Moroccan-born medieval linquist, hebraist, grammarian,
Wolf Heidenheim HW Pic German linguist,
Isaac Heinemann HW German-born Israeli rabbinical scholar, literary scholar,
Robert Hetzron Pic Hungarian-born American linguist,
Josef Horovitz HW Polish-born German linguist, orientalist,
Edmund Husserl RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian German philosopher, phenomenology,
Sarah Israelit Groll Israeli linguist, egyptologist,
Vladislav Illich-Svitych Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet linguist,
Ray Jackendoff Pic Russian-born American cognitive scientist, linguist, philosopher,
Roman Jakobson RWF HW Pic Russian-born American linquist, literary critic,
Jay Jasanoff Pic American linguist,
Norbert Jokl RWF Pic Czech-born Austrian linguist, albanologist,
Henry Kahane Pic American linguist,
Olga Kapeliuk HW Pic Polish-born Israeli linguist,
Jerrold Katz Pic American philosopher, linguist, ExLink
David Kimhi RWF French medieval filologist, hebraist, philosopher,
Joseph Klausner RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born Israeli literature scholar, linguist, historian,
Victor Klemperer RWF HW Pic Polish-born German philologist, literary theorist,
Avshalom Kor HW Pic Israeli linguist, radio broadcaster, television presenter,
Saul Kripke RWF HW Pic American philosopher, logician,
Yechezkel Kutscher HW Pic Slovak-born Israeli philologist, hebrew linguist,
William Labov RWF Pic American linguist,
George Lakoff RWF Pic American cognitive scientist, linguist,  
Fred Landman Pic Dutch-born Israeli linguist,
Benno Landsberger RWF HW Pic Czech-born German assyriologist,  
Eric Lenneberg Pic German-born American linguist, neurobiologist,
Wolf Leslau RWF HW Pic Polish-born American semitologist,
Yohanan Levi HW German-born Israeli linguist, historian,
Giorgio Levi Della Vida Pic Italian linguist,
Elia Levita German-born Italian grammarian, poet, 
Geoffrey Lewis Pic British linguist, turkologist,
Ernst Lewy Polish/German-born German Irish linguist,
Alvin Liberman Pic American psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist,
Mark Liberman American linguist,
Immanuel Low HW Pic Hungarian-born politician, scholar, rabbi,
Isidore Loeb HW Pic French philologist, historian,
Fred Lukoff American linguist,
Yakov Malkiel Ukrainian-born American linguist, etymologist,  
Max Margolis Pic Lithuanian-born American linguist, philologist, translator,
Aaron Mazia HW Pic Belarusian-born linguist,
Igor Melchuk Pic Ukrainian-born linguist, translator,
Aleksandr Militaryov RWF Rissian philologist, linguist,
Jean-Claude Milner Pic French linguist, philosopher, essayist, (Jewish father)
Shlomo Morag RWE Pic Israeli semitolog, hebraist,  
Anna Morpurgo Davies Pic Italian-born British  philologist,
Salomon Munk HW Pic German-born French historian, orientalist, linguist,
Bernat Munkacsi HW Pic Hungarian linguist, ethnographer,
Amnon Netzer Pic Iranian Israeli historian ,linguist, iranologist,
Eduard Norden RWF HW Pic German linguist, hisorian of religion,
Julius Oppert RWF HW Pic German-born French orientalist, assyriologist,
Uzzi Ornan Pic Israeli linguist, social activist,   
Jehuda Lion Palache HW Pic Dutch linguist,
Solomon Pappenheim HW Polish-born linguist, poet,
Steven Pinker RWF HW Pic Canadian American cognitive evolutionary psychologist, linguist,
Julius Pokorny Pic Czech-born Austrian linguist,
Hans Polotsky RWF HW Pic Swiss-born Israeli egyptologist, semitist,
Chaim Rabin HW German-born Israeli linguist, translator,
Paul Radin RWF Pic Polish-born American anthropologist, linguist, ExLink
Victor Raskin Pic Russian-born American linguist,
Peter Reich Canadian linguist,
Tanya Reinhart RWF Pic Israeli journalist, linguist, political activist,
Leo Reinisch RWF Pic Austrian linguist, egyptologist, afrikanist,
Zalman Reisen HW Pic Belarusian-born lexicographer, literary historian, translator, linguist,
Dietmar Rosenthal RWE Pic Polish-born Soviet/Russian linguist, translator,
Victor Rozentsvaig RWF Moldovan-born Soviet linguist,
Solomon Rozanis HW Pic Bulgarian-born historian, linguist,
Rami Saari Pic Israeli poet, translator, linguist, literary critic,
Yona Sabar RWC Pic Iraqi-born Kurdish scholar, linguist, researcher,
Ivan Sag Pic American linguist, cognitive scientist,
Lazar Saineanu HW Pic Romanian-born philologist, linguist, cultural historian,  
Edward Sapir RWF Pic German/Polish-born American linguist, anthropologist,
Georges-Elias Sarfati Pic French linguidt, philosopher,
Alexander Scheiber HW Pic Hungarian linguist, orientalist,
Arno Schirokauer Pic German-born literary scholar,
Alfred Schutz RWF Pic Austrian-born philosopher, sociologist, linguist,
Ora Schwarzwald HW Pic Israeli linguist,
Moshe Zvi Segal RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born Israeli rabbi, linguist, Talmudic scholar,   
Donna Shalev RWC Pic American Israeli linguist, philologist,
Natalia Shvedova RWF Pic Russian lexicographer,
Michael Silverstein Pic American linguist, anthropologist,
Franz Skutsch Pic German philologist, linguist, 
Dan Slobin Pic American cognitive psychologist, linguist,
Abraham Solomonick Pic Belarusian-born Israeli scientist, philologist, semiotican,
Tamar Sovran Pic Israeli linguist,
Dan Sperber Pic French anthropologist, linguist, cognitive scientist,
Leo Spitzer Pic Austrian linguist, literary critic,
Peter Sgall Czech linguist, (Jewish father)
Sergei Starostin Pic Russian historical linguist, (Jewish mother)
Wolfgang Steinitz RWF Pic German/Polish-born German linguist, folklorist,
Heymann Steinthal Pic German philologist, philosopher,
Leo Sternbach RWF Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born philologist,
Morris Swadesh HW Pic American linguist, anthropologist,
Deborah Tannen Pic American sociolinguist,
Alfred Tarski RWF HW Pic Polish-born American mathematician, logician,
Michel Thomas HW Pic American language teacher,
Heimann Tiktin HW Polish/Czech-born Romanian linguist, translaror,
Vladimir Tismaneanu HW Pic Romanian American political scientist, sociologist,
Gideon Toury Pic Israeli translation scholar,
Iosif Tronsky RWF Pic Soviet/Rossian philologist,
Naftali Tur-Sinai HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli semitologist, biblical studies scholar,
Edward Ullendorff Pic British academic, semitic language studies,
Marshall Unger Pic American japanologist, linguist,
Armin Vambery RWF HW Pic Hungarian orientalist, traveler,   
Grigory Vinokur RWE Pic Soviet linguist, literary scholar/critic, 
Lev Vygotsky RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Russian psychologist, cognitive psychology
Friedrich Waismann Pic Austrian philosopher, mathematician, physicist, linguist, Vienna Circle
Max Weinreich RWF HW Pic Latvian-born Lithuanian American linguist, History of the Yiddish Language
Uriel Weinreich RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American linguist,
Leo Wiener RWF HW Pic Russian-born American historian, linguist, author, translator,
Geoffrey Wigoder RWE Pic British-born Israeli hebraist,
Ludwig Wittgenstein RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British philosopher, (not Jewish maternal grandmother)
Ruth Wodak Pic Austrian linquist,
Israel Yeivin HW Pic German-born Israeli linguist, 
David Yellin HW Pic Israeli linguist,
Ludwig Zamenhof RWF HW Pic Polish ophthamologist, linguist, inventor of Esperanto,  RWN
Viktor Zhirmunsky RWF Pic Russian-born Soviet literary historian, linguist,
Ghil'ad Zuckerman RWE HW Pic Israeli linguist, lexicographer,
Linguists/jinfo
RWF/linguists
Heads of Linguistic Societies/Associations
Arthur Abramson Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1983
Mark Aronoff Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 2005
Emile Benveniste RWF HW Pic President of International Association of Semiotic Studies, 1969-72 
Bernard Bloch President of Linguistic Society of America, 1953
Leonard Bloomfield RWF Pic co-founder, president of Linguistic Society of America 1935
Maurice Bloomfield RWF Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1926
Franz Boas RWF HW Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1928
Victoria Fromkin Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1985
Lila Gleitman Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1993
Gerald Graff President of Modern Language Association 2008- ExLink
Joseph Greenberg RWF Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1977
Mary Haas Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1963
Morris Halle Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1974
Zellig Harris Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1955
Carolyn Heilbrun Pic President of Modern Language Association, 1984
Ray Jackendoff Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 2003
Roman Jakobson RWF HW Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1956
Henry Kahane Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1984
William Labov RWF Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1979
Yakov Malkiel President of Linguistic Society of America, 1965
Martin Ostwald Pic President of the American Philologistical Association 1987
David Perlmutter President of Linguistic Society of America, 2000, ???
Edward Sapir RWF Pic President of Linguistic Society of America, 1933
Elaine Showalter President of Modern Language Association 
Walt Wolfram President of Linguistic Society of America, 2001 ???
LinguisticSociety/Presidents
Academy of the Hebrew Language
Moshe Bar-Asher RWE HW Pic Moroccan-born Israeli linguist, semitolog, president 1993-
Ze'ev Ben-Haim RWF HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli hebraist, linguist, president 1973-81
Eliezer Ben Yehuda RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli linguist, reviver of Hebrew language, founder 1890
Joshua Blau RWE HW Pic Romanian-born Israeli linguist, hebraist, arabist,   president 1981-1993
Yochanan Breuer HW Pic Israeli linguist, 2009
Israel Yeivin HW Pic German-born Israeli linguist,  1923-2008
Paltiel Daykan RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born Israeli jurist,
Menachem Kaddari HW Pic Hungarian-born Israeli linguist,
Geoffrey Khan Pic British language scholar, 2011 honorary
Joseph Klausner RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born Israeli literature scholar, linguist, historian,
Shlomo Morag RWE Pic Israeli semitolog, hebraist,  
Uzzi Ornan Pic Israeli linguist, social activist,   
Chaim Rabin HW German-born Israeli linguist, translator,
Sasson Somekh HW Pic Iraqi-born Israeli literary scholar, translator, Meadle East studies,
Avner Treinin Pic Israeli poet, physical chemist,
Naftali Tur-Sinai HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli semitologist, biblical studies scholar, president 1953-73
Joseph Yahalom RWF Pic Israeli literary scholar, 1983
David Yellin HW Pic Israeli linguist,
Shimon Zandbank HW Pic Israeli translator,
AcademyHebrewLanguage/wiki
Hebraists //hebraist
Iosif Amusin RWF Pic Soviet historian, orientalist, hebraist,  
Abu Ibrahim ibn Barub Spanish grammarian,
Ze'ev Ben-Haim RWF HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli hebraist, linguist,
Joshua Blau RWE HW Pic Romanian-born Israeli linguist, hebraist, arabist,  
Solomon Buber Pic Ukrainian-born scholar, hebraist,
Moses Buttenweiser German-born American Bible scholar,
Jean Cinquarbes RWF French hebraist,
Isaac Mayer Dick Pic Lithuanian-born hebraist, novelist,
Julius Eisenstein Pic Polish-born American writer,
Shlomo Eitan Pic Israeli linguist, rabbi,
Abraham ibn Ezra RWF HW Pic Spanish philosopher, linguist, writer, poet, astrologer, bible commentator,
Philip Ferdinand Polish-born British hebraist,
Solomon Frensdorf German hebraist,
Solomon Gai Italian scholar, hebraist,
Avraam Garkavi RWF Pic Belarusian-born Russian orientalist,  hebraist,
Norman Golb RWF Pic American historian, hebraist,
Martin Goodman RWE Pic British historian,
Samuel HaNagid RWC Pic Spanish talmudic scholar, grammarian, philologist, soldier, politician, poet, patron of arts, Samuel ibn Naghrillah
Judah ben David Hayyuj Moroccan-born medieval linquist, hebraist, grammarian,
Moshe Idel RWF HW Pic Romanian-born Israeli jewish thought scholar,  hebraist,
Benno Jacob Pic Gerban biblical scholar,
Geoffrey Khan Pic British language scholar,
David Kimhi RWF French medieval filologist, hebraist, philosopher,
Avshalom Kor HW Pic Israeli linguist, radio broadcaster, television presenter,
Samuel Krauss Pic Hungarian-born archaeologist, encyclopedist,  
James Kugel Pic Israeli hebraist,
Judah ibn Kuraish Algerian lexicographer, hebraist, grammarian,
David Levi British writer, poet, hebraist,  
Harry Lewis British author, communal worker, hebraist,
Elia Levita Medieval hebraist, Bible translator,
Anton Margaritha German hebraist,
Mojsije Margel Pic Croatian rabbi, lexicographer, hebrew scholar,
Shlomo Morag RWE Pic Israeli semitolog, hebraist,  
Uzzi Ornan Pic Israeli linguist, social activist,   
C.W.H. Pauli German hebraist,
Shlomo Pines RWF HW Pic French-born Israeli philosopher,
Elisha Qimron Pic Israeli academic, hebraist,
Moses Soave Italian hebraist,
Immanuel Tremellius Pic Italian Bible translator, hebraist,
Henry Vidaver Polish hebraist,
Hermann Wassertrilling Czech-born Austrian hebraist,
Naphtali Wessely RWE Pic German poet, hebraist, educationist, ExLink
Geoffrey Wigoder RWE Pic British-born Israeli hebraist,
Hanoch Yalon Polish-born Israeli linguist, hebraist,
Ghil'ad Zuckerman RWE HW Pic Israeli linguist, hebraist,
Lexicographers //lexicographer
Reuven Alcalay Israeli lexicographer,
Netiva Ben-Yehuda HW Pic Israeli author, editor, media personality,
Stuart Berg Flexner American lexicographer, ???
Oscar Bloch French linguist, lexicographer,
John Florio Pic Italiam linguist, translator, (Jewish father)
Michael Chyet American linguist, lexicographer,
Eugene Ehrlich American lexicographer, ???
Yehuda Even Shemuel RWF HW Ukrainian-born Israeli Jewish lexicographer, translator,
Abraham Even-Shoshan RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born linguist, lexicographer, 
Wilhelm Freund German philologist, lexicographer,
Moshe Goshen-Gottstein Pic German-born Israeli literal/biblical studies scholar, lexicographer,
Jonathon Green Pic British lexicographer, slang,
Mary Haas Pic American linguist,
Solayman Haim Pic Iranian lexicoglaspher, translator, playwright, essayist,
Alexander Harkavy HW Pic Belarusian-born American writer, lexicographer, linguist,
Michael Heilprin Pic Polish-born American scholar, critic, author, 
Richard Howard Pic American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator,
Tal Ilan Pic Israeli-born historian, lexicographer,
Arthur Jacobs British music critic, musicologist, librettist, translator, lexicographer,
Jonah ibn Janah Spanish grammarian, lexicographer, 
Marcus Jastrow Pic Polish-born American talmudic scholar, lexicographer,
Jacob Knaani Moldovan-born Israeli lexicographer,
George Kohut Hungarian-born American writer, bibliographer, lexicographer,
Wladyslaw Kopalinski Pic Polish lexicographer, publisher, writer, translator,
Judah ibn Kuraish Algerian lexicographer, hebraist, grammarian,
Mojsije Margel Pic Croatian rabbi, lexicographer, hebrew scholar,
Ezra Zion Melamed HW Pic Iranian-born Israeli biblical/talmudic scholar, lexicographer,
Judah Monis Italian-born author of the first Hebrew language textbook published in North America
Emanuel Nunes Carvalho Pic British-born American lexicographer, rabbi,
Zalman Reisen HW Pic Belarusian-born lexicographer, literary historian, translator, linguist,
Leo Rosten Pic Polish-born American writer, humorist, lexicographer,
Daniel Sanders Pic German lexicographer,
David Shulman American lexicographer, cryptographer,
Natalia Shvedova RWF Pic Russian lexicographer,
Nicolas Slonimsky RWF Pic Russian-born American composer, conductor, music critic, lexicographer, author,
Sol Steinmetz Hungarian-born American linguist, lexicographer,
Uriel Weinreich RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American linguist,
Walter Wreszinski Polish-born German egyptologist, lexicographer, orientalist,
Ben Zimmer Pic American linguist, lexicographer, language commentator,
Ghil'ad Zuckerman RWE HW Pic Israeli linguist, lexicographer,
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