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  • Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle; Whitney, Christa (Yiddish Book Center; You Tube, 2016-02-29)
    A brief excerpt of an interview with Yiddish poet and songwriter, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, in which she reminisces about her childhood experience attending the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul in the Bronx, New York.. This ...
  • Weill, Kurt; Brecht, Bertolt; Blitzstein, Marc (℗ 1954 UMG Recordings, Inc., 2017-01-25)
    Originally composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics in German by Bertolt Brecht, the English translation/adaptation of the lyrics by Marc Blitzstein has had a life of its own, most famously in Bobby Darin's interpretation (included ...
  • Howe, Irving (Dissent Magazine, 2013-06-05)
    From Howe's memoir, A Margin of Hope (1982) reprinted in the magazine Dissent. Click on the link above to access it.
  • Ballotpedia (Ballotpedia, 2018)
    A summary of the highlights of Barbara Boxer's career, followed by a list of the committees Boxer served on in the Senate, the key votes she took, her campaign donors and her endorsements. Click on the above link to see ...
  • Cunningham, John M. (Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2018-11-07)
    A brief biography of Barbara Boxer and summary of the highlights of her career. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Gould, Allan M. (Canadian Encylopedia, 2015-03-04)
    Brief essay about the career and accomplishments of the noted Canadian Broadcasting Corporation journalist, Barbara Frum. Click on the link above to access the essay.
  • CBC Radio Canada (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio Canada, 2017-06-27)
    CBC news report of the induction of Barbara Frum into the CBC News Hall of Fame. Includes testimonials from her colleagues and her children Linda and David Frum. Also contains links to some of her most famous interviews, ...
  • Moriel, Liora (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biographical article on one of the most influential entertainers of the twentieth century. Click on the link above to access. To hear Streisand and Neil Diamond perform their hit song "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," click ...
  • Barry Sisters (TouTube, 2009-03-21)
    A traditional Jewish song performed by the Barry Sisters, from their album "The World Of The Barry Sisters: Memorable Jewish Melodies" (1964). Click on the link above to access the YouTube recording.
  • Hetfield, Mark (The Baltimore Jewish Times, 2013-08-01)
    In July 2013, the Baltimore Jewish Times wrote an editorial advocating for the closure of HIAS, since it was no longer needed for its founding mission of assisting Jewish refugees. Mark Hetfield, the President and CEO of ...
  • Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 1998)
    A brief discussion of the social activism of Bella Abzug and her contributions to the Women's Movement. Includes embedded links to excerpts from some of Abzug's speeches, as well as clickable images. Click on the link above ...
  • Marchese, David (The New York Times, 2020-07-27)
    This article is an interview with Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream. Cohen and Greenfield, childhood friends, founded Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream in 1978. It became a ...
  • The Art Story Contributors, edited and revised, with Synopsis and Key Ideas added by Diana Linden (The Art Story, 2018)
    Contains a biographical essay on the life of Ben Shahn, a prominent Jewish American artist. At the bottom of the page there is a set of links to a page from which you can access digital images of some of his his work. ...
  • Shahn, Ben (Grey Art Gallery / New York University, 2015-12)
    Digital images of Ben Shahn photographs from a Grey Gallery (New York University) exhibit that ran from November 14, 2000 until January 27, 2001. Click on the link above to access the photographs.
  • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 2019-07-04)
    A biography of the great Jazz musician, Benny Goodman by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Goodman, Benny (YouTube, 2006-01-29)
    "Benny Goodman Orchestra "Sing, Sing, Sing" featuring Gene Krupa - Drums, Harry James-Trumpet, from "Hollywood Hotel" film (1937)." Click on the link above to access the performance.
  • Ballotpedia (Ballotpedia, 2019)
    Ballotpedia's extensive article on Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. It traces the roots of his campaign, tracks his delegates, the positions he took during debates, analyzes his campaign, polling, and provides ...
  • McNamee, Gregory Lewis (Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2019-02-19)
    An article in the Encyclopedia Britannica about Senator Bernie Sanders, his early life, his political history and the development of his political positions. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Kaplan, Marion (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    A brief biographical discussion of the life and major accomplishments of Betty Friedan. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Rowbotham, Sheila (The Guardian, 2006-02-06)
    An obituary of Betty Friedan, discussing her life, the trajectory of her career and accomplishments, and the significance of her work. Click on the link above to access the obituary.



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