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  • Augustyn, Adam (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2021-06-28)
    Larry David is best known for being the co-creator of the popular comedy series, "Seinfeld." He is currently the star of another popular series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Click on the link above to read this article on the ...
  • Moment Magazine Staff (Moment Magazine, 2012-06)
    A set of commentaries by with several contemporary writers that explore the question of whether or not the body of literary work produced by Jews can be considered Jewish fiction. Although not all of the authors included ...
  • Bernstein, Mashey (Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2007-11-14)
    This article discusses the work of the writer, Norman Mailer, who died in 2007, in the context of his Judaism. The author claims that, although Jews do not typically identify Mailer as a Jew, in the same way they do Bernard ...
  • Osnos, Peter (Medium, 2019-11-26)
    J.D. Salinger was best known for his 1951 novel "Catcher in the Rye." He was also known for his reclusiveness. His literary oeuvre effectively ended in the mid 1960s and little was known about his personal life until quite ...
  • Morrisroe, Patricia (The New York Times, 2021-11-04)
    "'Fashion wasn’t anything I wanted to be involved with,' she [Annie Leibovitz] says. Yet the visually arresting images in “Wonderland,” her new book and collection, may be her strongest work." Click on the link above to ...
  • Ensler, Eve (YouTube, 2014-06-18)
    A set of 10 YouTube videos of Eve Ensler performing "The Vagina Monologues." Click on the link above to watch the videos. For a discussion of the role and impact of "The Vagina Monologues," see the first link below. To ...
  • Rosman, Josephine (Jewish Women's Archive, 2017-11-20)
    This article is about Eve Ensler's most famous play, "The Vagina Monologues," which was based on a series of interviews Ensler conducted with women about their attitudes toward their vaginas, their bodies and their sexuality. ...
  • Horowitz, Simi (The Forward, 2012-12-11)
    An interview with Eve Ensler, playwright, activist and advocate on behalf of women, who is best known for her play, the "Vagina Monologues." Ensler discusses the enduring relevance of her work and her attitudes towards ...
  • Jankovic, Jovana (U of T news (University of Toronto), 2019-03-12)
    "In a few years, Canada’s Jewish population may exceed 400,000, making it the largest Jewish community outside of Israel and the United States." Click on the link above to read this synopsis and commentary on the 2018 ...
  • Feldberg, Michael (My Jewish Learning, 2021)
    Written by a former executive director of the American Jewish Historical Society, this article is a short history of Jews in Mexico. Click on the link above to access.
  • World Jewish Congress (World Jewish Congress, 2020-05-20)
    According to the estimates of Hebrew University demographer Sergio DellaPergola’s “World Jewish Population, 2016,” Mexico is home to between 40,000 and 50,000 Jews, making it the fourteenth largest in the world. Characterized ...
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (NobelPrize.org, 1992-10-12)
    This press release from the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences explains the reasons that they awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Rudolph A. Marcus, a Canadian-American Jewish scientist. Click on the link above to ...
  • Marcus, Rudolph A (www.nobelprize.org, 1992)
    "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 was awarded to Rudolph A. Marcus 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems.'" Click on the link above to read this autobiographical essay ...
  • Zinn, Howard (2021)
    A Web Site devoted to Howard Zinn. It includes biographical information, archival material from Zinn's papers a various repositories, articles he wrote, interviews with him, information about his many projects, etc. Click ...
  • Thrope, Samuel (Haaretz, 2012-12-17)
    This article discusses the book, "Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left" by Martin Duberman. Zinn was a prominent historian in the 20th century. He was committed to an approach to history that tells the stories of the marginalized ...
  • Kampeas, Stanley (Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 2021-08-21)
    "Stanley Aronowitz, a longtime activist and theorist who was hugely influential in the labor and civil rights movements, has died at 88." Click on the link above to access the rest of this biographical obituary.
  • Roberts, Sam (The New York Times, 2021-08-23)
    "Professor Aronowitz, a social theorist who taught at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, called himself a “working-class intellectual.” He maintained that direct action was a more potent weapon for workers ...
  • The New York Jewish Week (70 Faces Media, 2021-08-25)
    "The New York Jewish Week is a digital news service with a unique focus on Jewish New York, its people and its institutions. Since its launch as a prestige weekly newspaper in the late 1970s, The Jewish Week has served the ...
  • Ain, Stewart (The New York Jewish Week, 2012-03-12)
    An article about being Jewish and an actor in twentieth century America. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • American Sephardi Federation (American Sephardi Federation, 2021-08-22)
    The American Sephardi Federation is "a national Jewish organization dedicated to ensuring that the history, legacies, and traditions of the great Sephardi communities throughout the world be recorded, remembered, and ...

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