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  • Joseph, Anne (The Jewish Chronicle, 2011-07-21)
    An article based on an interview with Steve Reich in which the "man described as America’s greatest living composer reveals how Judaism sparked some of his best work." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Bloomfield, Leonard (Henry Holt and Company (digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from the University of Toronto), 1914)
    An early work by the noted linguist, Leonard Bloomfield. Click on the icon below to access a pdf version of the book.
  • Augustyn, Adam (Encylopedia Britannica, 2020-06-29)
    This article is about radio and television host Ira Glass, best known for his program on National Public Radio (NPR), "This American Life." The program was honored with several Peabody awards and the Pulitzer Prize in ...
  • Brody, Seymour (Jewish Virtual Library, 2017)
    Short biography of the noted songwriter, Irving Berlin. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame (Songwriters Hall of Fame, 2017)
    Biographical essay about the significance of the work of Irving Berlin to American music. Berlin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. At the end of the essay are links to Berlin's musical compositions, ...
  • Berlin, Irving (Youtube, 2009-09-29)
    A Youtube video of Irving Berlin singing his composition, "God Bless America," on the Ed Sullivan Show on May 5, 1968. Click on the link above to access the Youtube video.
  • Bernstein, Richard (New York Times, 1993-05-06)
    Obituary in the New York Times on Irving Howe. Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • (, 2012)
    The official Irving Layton website maintained by his Estate. Irving Layton was an important twentieth century Jewish Canadian poet. Included in this web site are a biography and a bibliography of his works. Click on the ...
  • Jacobs, T. (2001-05)
    A biographical essay detailing the life of the Jewish Canadian Poet, Irving Layton, to whom Leaonard Cohen dedicated his book of verse, Book of Longing. Click on the link above to access the essay.
  • Brenner, Rabbi Daniel (Huffington Post, 2012-04-16)
    A blog article on Drake, his Jewish roots and his "Re-Bar Mitzvah." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Lewis, Meredith (My Jewish Learning, 2018)
    This article describes the role Mah-Jongg--originally a Chinese parlor game--has played for Jewish women. The game was an essential part of community life in many settings, including urban tenements, the suburbs, summer ...
  • Willis, Ellen (The Tablet, 2014-08-13)
    This essay was originally published in "Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" edited by Tony Kushner and Alisa Solomon, and published by Grove Press. Click on the ...
  • Nobel Prize Committee (Nobel Media AB, 1978)
    This biography was written at the time Isaac Bashevis SInger was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click on the first link above to access the biography.
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (, 1978)
    "No technological achievements can mitigate the disappointment of modern man, his loneliness, his feeling of inferiority, and his fear of war, revolution and terror. Not only has our generation lost faith in Providence but ...
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Nobel Foundation, 1978-12-08)
    Text of Isaac Bashevis' Nobel Prize Lecture. Click on the link above to access the lecture.
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Nobel Foundation, 1978-12-08)
    Recorded excerpt, in both Yiddish and English, from the Nobel Prize lecture by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Click on the link to access the audio.
  • Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band (YouTube, 2011-06-08)
    A track from an album entitled "Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band"
  • Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band (YouTube (licensed by The Orchard Music (on behalf of Traditional Crossroads), 2011-06-08)
    A piece from the eponymous "Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band" album. Click on the link above to access the recording on YouTube.
  • Cohen, Joshua Aaron (The New Republic, 2018-09-06)
    "Seventy years after its founding, has the Jewish State abandoned the American diaspora?" Click on the link above to access the article by one of the most acclaimed younger Jewish American writers.
  • Solomon, Alisa (Jewish Currents, 2020-07-01)
    A discussion of the significant differences between Philip Roth's novel, The Plot Against America, and its adaptation by David Simon and Ed Burns as an HBO miniseries. The writer contends that the differences are both ...



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