Maya "Zuni" González

Woman with chin-length brown hair and glasses posing against a dark background

Maya "Zuni" González (she/they) is a Jewish historian, budding Yiddishist, and Holocaust and genocide educator. She holds a master's degree in History and Public History from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where she wrote her thesis on Holocaust protest activism among American Jews. Find out more about Maya's current projects (in English and Yiddish!) at


Blog Posts

Rokhl Auerbakh

Rokhl Auerbakh Made Me Rethink Holocaust Remembrance

Maya "Zuni" González

Reading Auerbakh's essays in the original Yiddish in the lead-up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day changed my perspective.

Topics: Holocaust
Maya "Zuni" Gonzalez at the Yiddish Book Center

Your Inner Child Will Thank You for Learning Yiddish

Maya "Zuni" González

After two consecutive summers in the seven-week Steiner Summer Yiddish Program at the Yiddish Book Center, I feel more connected with my younger self than ever before.


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