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  • Gordon, Matthew J. (Oxford Research Encyclopedia, 2017-05)
    Discussion of the career and contributions of one of the most prominent researchers in the field known as sociolinguistics. Includes a bibliography and links to digital material. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Shatner, William (YouTube, 2011-06-02)
    William Shatner receives an honorary doctorate at his alma mater, McGill University and delivers the commencement address. Click on the link to watch the awarding of the degree and Shatner's address.
  • Shatner, William; Lipworth, Elaine (interviewer) (The Guardian (US edition), 2014-03-14)
    "The actor who made his mark as Star Trek's Captain James T Kirk talks about growing up in Montreal and his belief that what's on the mantelpiece reveals a lot about a marriage." Click on the link above to access.
  • Berkenwald, Leah (Jewish Women's Archive, 2010-08-26)
    An article commemorating the 90th anniversary of women's suffrage and the contribution of Jewish women to the suffrage movement. Includes links to articles in the Jewish Women's Archive about women who were active in the ...
  • Barson, Michael (Encylopedia Britannica, 2018-06-08)
    Article about the life, career and works of Woody Allen. Click on the link to read the article.
  • The Worker's Circle (The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring,The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, 2017)
    Founded as a national organization in 1900,originally as the Workmen's Circle (Der Arbeiter Ring in Yiddish), its mission was to support the needs of the flood of Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe. The Workmen's Circle ...
  • Margoliick, David (The New York Times, 1985-11-10)
    A New York Times article about the Workmen's Circle, written to commemorate the 85th year of its founding. Contains a description of its historical roots and the ways in which it has both changed and kept faith its founding ...
  • Howe, Irving; Lbio, Kenneth; Dickstein, Morris (New York University Press, 2005)
    The World of Our Fathers, which was a 1977 National Book Award Winner, describes the experience of Eastern European Jews who immigrated to New York. Click on the first link above to see the entry for the 30th anniversary ...
  • Rosen, Jonathan (The New Yorker, 2005-08-01)
    A biograpical essay from the New Yorker magazine about the American Jewish writer Henry Roth. Click on the first link above to access the article.
  • Yiddish Book Center (2017)
    A nonprofit organization located in Amherst, MA, dedicated to rescuing, preserving, disseminating and translating Yiddish literature, as well as offering educational programs aimed at enhancing understanding of Jewish life ...
  • The Forward Association (The Forward Association, 2018)
    The Web site of the Yiddish language version of The Forward, a Jewish American newspaper since 1897. Click on the link above to access.
  • Mark, Jonathan (The New York Jewish Week, 2018-05-30)
    An article about the Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center in the Bronx, NY. The Center used to be a Sholem Aleichem Sjule, an after-hours school that taught the Yiddish language and culture, and progressive values. It is currently ...
  • yiddishkayt (yiddishkayt.org, 2020)
    "We believe that yiddishkayt — the culture, language, art, and worldviews of Eastern European Jews, as they lived in Europe and in the places they settled — has a crucial role to play in our world today. Yiddish ...
  • Yiddishkayt (Yiddishkayt, 2017)
    Web Site that views Yiddishkayt as the culture--language, art, music, political view--of the Jews who lived in Eastern Europe and settled in various places around the world. It explores their work, contributions and ...
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (2017)
    YIVO is dedicated to fostering knowledge of Jewish life and culture, focusing particularly on the story of Eastern European Jews.It holds the largest archive in North America of primary resources on the Holocaust. YIVO ...
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (2013)
    Collection of free downloadable works of Yiddish theater, written between the years 1850-1950.Click on the link above to access the collection.
  • Marx, Groucho (1953)
    Episode from the popular 1950s television series, "You Bet Your Life," starring Groucho Marx. Click on the icon to watch the episode.
  • Goldenberg, Lauren (Jewish Currents, 2019-04-10)
    This is an interview with Nathan Englander, " the author of the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, winner of the PEN/Malamud Award, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, as well as the ...
  • Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2016-09-16)
    The title song of the album "You Want It Darker", released just before Leonard Cohen died. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video recording.
  • Spektor, Regina (YouTube, 2013-07-09)
    The theme song for the series "Orange is the New Black." Click on the link above to access.

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