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Sandra Fox

New York University

Sandra Fox is a PhD candidate in History and Hebrew Judaic Studies at New York University. Her dissertation, entitled "Here, We're Real Jews": Producing Authentic Jews in Postwar American Summer Camps, 1945-1980 considers language, youth autonomy, and the texture of everyday life in Zionist, Yiddishist, and denominational summer camps. Her broader research interests involves American Jewish history, the history of youth and children, and Yiddish language and culture. Sandra is also the founder and producer of Vaybertaytsh, a feminist podcast in Yiddish.

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