June Hersh

June Hersh is a former teacher and businesswoman who began her food writing career after retiring in 2004. She is the author of The Kosher Carnivore (St. Martin's Press, September 2011), a primer on how to cook kosher meat and poultry; Yoghurt: A Global History (Reaktion Books, March 2021) and Iconic New York Jewish Food: A History and Guide with Recipes (The History Press, February 2023). Hersh served as editor and interviewer for Still Here: Inspiration from Survivors and Liberators of the Holocaust (www.stillherebook.com).