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  • Baumgardner, Jennifer (Jewish Women's Archive, 2021-06-23)
    An article on the life and career of Barbara Seaman, who was a major and pioneering figure in the Second Wave of the women's movement. Her primary focus was on women's health. She fought against the mass prescription of ...
  • Friedman, Caleb (Jewish Telgraphic Agancy (JTA), 2022-08-11)
    The author notes that most baseball fans are familiar with the famed Jewish players, Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg, both of whom are in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He lists ten less well-known Jewish baseball players whose ...
  • Ferkovich, Scott (Society for American Baseball Research, 2022)
    Hank Greenberg was a baseball player who spent most of his thirteen-year career with the Detroit Tigers. Over the course of his career, Greenberg his 331 home runs with 1,276 RBIs and had a 313 batting average. As a Tiger, ...
  • Staticstics Canada (Statistics Canada, 2022-08-03)
    Table produced by Statistics Canada showing police-reported hate crimes in Canada between 2020 and 2021, as part of the full report, "A comprehensive portrait of police-reported crime in Canada, 2021" (https://www150.sta ...
  • Levi Julian, Hana (The Jewish Express, 2022-08-12)
    This article discusses the finding of a report from Statistics Canada on the rise of hate crimes in Canada, which have risen by 72% between 2019 and 2021. Specifically, according to the report, Canada's Jewish population ...
  • LaRue, Thomas ,"Der Shvartzer Khazn" (YouTube, 2020-08-12)
    Recording in Yiddish of the song, "Yidele, Farlir Nit Dayn Hoffnung (Don't Give Up Hope, Mr. Jew)," Click on the link above to listen.
  • Grisar, PJ (The Forward, 2021-01-17)
    In observance of Martin Luther King Day, The Forward republished an article about Thomas LaRue, known as “Der Shvartze Khazn” or, “the Black Cantor” in the 1920s. His mother was not Jewish and it is not clear whether or ...
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    Fast, Howard (Doubleday, 1962)
    A novel by Howard Fast, downloaded from the Internet Archive. Click on the icon to read the novel.
  • Silverstein, Shel (HarperCollins Publishers, 2022)
    In celebration of Poetry Month in April, HarperCollins published some poems by Shel Silverstein. Click on the link above to read the poems. For the New York Times obituary of Shel Silverstein, click on the link below.
  • Honan`, William H. (The New York Times, 1999-05-11)
    An obituary for Shel Silverstein, who was best-known for his writing for children. His poetry collections have enjoyed long runs on the bestseller list. He is also the author of the classic children's book, "The Giving ...
  • Joffe, Lawrence (The Guardian, 2007-09-24)
    Raul Hilberg, a refugee from Austria, whose family fled Austria to New York City to escape the Holocaust, dedicated his scholarly career to documenting and contextualizing the facts about the Holocaust. He studied at ...
  • Bleaman, Isaac I (The Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus, 2022)
    The Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus, formerly the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus , is a group of forty singers spanning multiple generations, who are "committed to promoting Yiddish language and culture through beautiful ...
  • Scott, A.O. (New York Times, 2022-07-01)
    This is New York Times film reviewer, A.O. Scott's Critics Pick of the biographical documentary, "Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song." The directors, Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine trace the seven-year development ...
  • Shahn, Ben; Selvig, Forrest (Smithsonian Archives of American Art, 2004)
    "This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and ...
  • Bain News Service (Bain News Service. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edited by Sheridan Harvey ... [et al.]. Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 347, 1909-05-01)
    "Photograph shows half-length portrait of two girls wearing banners with slogan 'ABOLISH CH[ILD] SLAVERY!!' in English and Yiddish, one carrying American flag; spectators stand nearby. Probably taken during May 1, 1909 ...
  • Vorwärts/Forward (Vorwäts/Forward, 1903, Augu)
    The complete issue of the Saturday, August 22, 1903 edition ofVorwärts/Forward written entirely in Yiddish and sold for 1 cent. This issue was downloaded from the National Library of Israel. Click on the icon to look at ...
  • Museum of Yiddish Tehater (2021)
    The purpose of The Museum of Yiddish Theater, located in New York City, is to "preserve and document the historic legacy of Yiddish Theater, radio, recordings and films or future generations and scholars." Its collection ...
  • Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (2022)
    Founded by Rabbi Stephen Wise as the Free Synagogue, the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue still adheres to the values of its founder, committed to social justice and to close ties to Israel. Click on the link above to see the ...
  • The Editors of Encylopedia Britanica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2022-03-13)
    Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1874, Stephen Wise emigrated to New York City, where he became a prominent leader of the Zionist movement and exerted major influence in shaping the direction of Reform Judaism in the United ...
  • American Jewish Congress (2022)
    Founded in 1918 by Albert Einstein, former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, and U.S. Supreme Court Justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter, the purpose of the American Jewish Congress is to ...

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