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  • Breznican, Anthony (Vanity Fair, 2022-11-21)
    This article discusses the collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner in creating "The Fabelmans," Spielberg's intensely personal, semi-autobiographical film. Spielberg had contemplated making this film for ...
  • Fear, David (Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2022-09-12)
    At the premiere of Steven Spiellberg's semi-autobiographical film, "The Fabelmans" (co-written with Tony Kushner) at the Toronto Film Festival, Spieilberg discusses his Jewishness and the experience of living in distinctly ...
  • Nussen, Greg (Salon Magazine, 2022-12-19)
    In this review of the Hallmark movie, "Hanukkah on Rye," Greg Nussen, while recognizing its resonance for diaspora Jews, that by treating the American Jewish community as a monolith, it reinforces old antisemitic tropes ...
  • Ludiwg Maxamillions-Universität München (German Research Foundation (DFG), 2019-04-25)
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) documents the migration and careers of German rabbis who came to the United States to escape Nazi persecution.It aims to "explore their impact on American Judaism, American ...
  • 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 ...

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