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The purpose of the Miriam Catalog and Repository is to document the culture of North American Jews. North American Jewish Culture (NAJC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

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President NAJC: Alan Bailin, PhD, MLS
Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University
Treasurer: Ari Fridkis, MA, MSW
Rabbi, Temple of Universal Judaism
Secretary: Martha Kreisel, MA, MAH
Retired Associate Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University
Collection Director: Ann Grafstein, PhD, MLIS
Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University

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  • Schneider, Susan Weidman (Lilith, 2001-03-15)
    A brief review of the exhibit, “Judy Chicago: Jewish Identity,” on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York in 2007.
  • Jenkins, Sarah (The Art Story Contributors, 2012-01-21)
    A series of web pages dedicated to the life and work of the Jewish American artist Judy Chicago. Click on the link above to access.
  • Kulwin, Noah (newrepublic.com, 2021-06-24)
    "Joshua Cohen’s inventive new novel imagines Benjamin Netanyahu’s childhood, and digs deep into his father Benzion’s vision of Jewish history." Click on the link above to read this review of the novel by the Jewish American ...
  • Dietz, Kathryn Pierce (National Endowment for the Humanities, 1999)
    It is unusual for us to include a grant proposal in this catalog and repository, but in this case we thought it appropriate. It includes a detailed discussion of the lives and accomplishments of the Fleischer brothers, a ...
  • Ivry, Benjamin (Forward, 2020-08-08)
    "Betty Boop’s first appearance in a cartoon short [was] produced by the Austrian Jewish animator Max Fleischer." Find out more about her origins and "Betty’s mercurial variety and ambiguity" in this article by clicking ...

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