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  • Lazarus, Ben (Tablet, 2016-08-30)
    The article is a biographical summary of "Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero" by Ed Ward which "explores the influential and tragic life of the underappreciated riff master" who played on Bob ...
  • Novak, William (My Jeiwish Learning, 2020)
    This article by William Novak in My Jewish Learning is an excerpt from his books "The Big Book of Jewish Humor," published by HarperCollins. He argues that the uniqueness of American Jewish humor has not been recognized. ...
  • Koffman, David S. (TheJ.ca, 2020-07-12)
    An article about Irving Abella, Professor Emeritus at York University and eminent historian. Written to honor Abella on his 89th birthday, discusses his many notable achievements, his membership in the Order of Canada, his ...
  • Jewish Museum (Jewish Museum, 2017)
    The Web site of the Jewish Museum, "one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture, from ancient to contemporary, was founded in 1904 in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary, ...
  • Pinsky, Marian (Museum of Jewish Montreal, 2015)
    The Jewish People's School emerged out of a coalition of Yiddish and Labour Zionits, known as National Radical School, which, in 1918, was renamed the Peretz School. The Jewish Peoples School developed out of debates over ...
  • Jewish Public Library (2017)
    Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Jewish Public Library contains North America's largest circulating Judaica collection.Their goal is to provide a full range of recreational, research, educational and cultural services to ...
  • The Jewish Publication Society (The Jewish Publication Society, 2015)
    "Since 1888 the mission of JPS has been to enhance Jewish literacy and self-understanding with the JPS TANAKH, the most widely read English translation of the Hebrew Bible, Bible commentaries, and hundreds of classic books ...
  • Schoenfeld, Stuart (Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1978)
    "The question of similarities and differences between the Jewish community of Canada and that of the United States is examined with respect to religious organizations, attitudes and practices." Click on the link above to ...
  • Wasserman, Dora (Yiddish Book Center, 2015-11)
    Jewish Russian folksongs performed by Dora Wasserman, originally performed at the Jewish Public Library in Montreal, and re-mastered and digitized by the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA . Click on the icons to listen ...
  • Goldstein, Rebecca (My Jewish Learning, 2017)
    This discussion of secular Judaism was written by the analytic philosopher, Rebecca Goldstein, for Bronfman Vision Forum’s Judaism as Civilizations: Belonging in an Age of Multiple Identities, It considers the question of ...
  • Silverman, Sarah; Allen, Woody; Bruce, Lenny (You Tube, 2007-12-28)
    Stand-up comedy routines focusing on Jewishness by Sarah Silverman, Woody Allen and Lenny Bruce. Click on the link to see the You Tube video.
  • Cohn, Lee Michael (Aish.com, 2020-01-20)
    "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is a very popular television series about a young upper-middle class Jewish woman in the late 1950s and early 60's. As the show begins, the main character he is a very proper and in many ways ...
  • Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 2018)
    "The Jewish Women’s Archive is a national organization dedicated to collecting and promoting the extraordinary stories of Jewish women. JWA explores the past as a framework for understanding the issues important to women ...
  • Pinsker, Sanford (My Jewish Learning, 2006)
    "If Jewish-American literature in the early years of the 21st century seems to be “going everywhere,” that’s a good, exciting thing. We have, after all, many more decades before the dust settles. History will make judgments ...
  • Siegel, Ed (The ARTery - WBUR Radio, 2020-01-02)
    The author discusses a shift in the way earlier Jewish playwrights treated their Judaism with the way contemporary Jewish playwrights do. He claims that the earlier playwrights were "more interested in joining the American ...
  • Gold, Michael (Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1966)
    A classic novel about poor American Jews living in New York City in the early Twentieth Century . Click on the link above to borrow it online from the Internet Archive.
  • Cramer, Philissa (The Times of Israel, 2021-01-08)
    In January 2021, Jon Ossoff became the first Jew elected as a United States senator in Georgia, as well as the first Jew to be elected to the United States Senate since the 19th century. Ossoff won his seat in a run-off ...
  • Biography.com (A&E Television Networks, 2017-11-20)
    Biographical article about Jon Stewart, which discusses his career, his widely-varied professional endeavors and the groundbreaking nature of The Daily Show, which he hosted from 1999-2015. Click on the link above to access ...
  • Stewart, Jon (CNN, 2015-04-30)
    YouTube video of Jon Stewart's biting interview with New York Times reporter, Judith Miller. Miller is Miller's reporting on Iraq in the lead up to the Iraq war, is widely believed to have lent credibility to the George ...
  • Goodman, H.A. (HuffPost, 2017-12-06)
    This article discusses how Jon Stewart approaches Israel in The Daily Show. He defends Stewart against accusations that he is a "self-hating Jew " or "anit-Israel," arguing that, in the tradition of Jewish humor, he uses ...

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