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About Jennifer
Jennifer Young is a writer, editor, and historian. Her writing on immigration history, cuisine, parenting, and Jewish culture has appeared in the Jerusalem Post, Time.com, and Atlas Obscura. The former Director of Education for the YIVO Institute for Jewish research, Jennifer has also worked at the Tenement Museum and the New-York Historical Society. She is interested in telling untold stories about American history and the surpising and unexpected ways that the past continues to speak to the present. She holds graduate degrees in anthropology and education, and completed doctoral work in American history at New York University. She also serves as a judge for New York City History Day.
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