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Institute for Jewish Research

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1925 in Vilnius, Lithuania (then part of Poland), relocated to New York City in 1940. "The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is dedicated to the history and culture of Ashkenazi Jewry and to its influence in the Americas."

Official Website:
http://www.yivo.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1925

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Beinart
Columnist
1971   Washington Post columnist
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Author
16-Sep-1950   The Signifying Monkey
Marty Peretz
Publisher
c. 1937   Co-Owner, The New Republic


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