The Miriam Collections: Recent submissions

  • Diamond, Neil; Streisand, Barbra (YouTube, 2014-05-01)
    A performance by Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand of their hit song, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers." The song was written by Marilyn and Alan Bergman and Neil Diamond. Click on the link above to listen and see the YouTube ...
  • Ballotpedia (Ballotpedia, 2021)
    An encyclopedia article detailing the judicial career of Merrick Garland, his nomination to the United States Supreme Court by President Barack Obama and his nomination to be General by President Joe Biden. The article ...
  • Brest, Mike (The Washington Examiner, 2021-02-22)
    An article discussing the confirmation hearings before the Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate for Merrick Garland. Garland was President Joe Biden's nominee for the position of Attorney General. It notes ...
  • Homberger, Eric (The Guardian, 2003-03-13)
    An obituary of American author, Howard Fast. A member of the American Communist Party until 1956, much of Fast's work was politically progressive. He reached a broad American readership with this novels "Spartacus," ...
  • Glass, Ira (National Public Radio, 2021)
    This link is to the homepage of the popular National Public Radio (NPR) program, "This American Life," with host, Ira Glass. Click on the URI above to access the homepage. For a biographical sketch of Ira Glass, see the ...
  • Augustyn, Adam (Encylopedia Britannica, 2020-06-29)
    This article is about radio and television host Ira Glass, best known for his program on National Public Radio (NPR), "This American Life." The program was honored with several Peabody awards and the Pulitzer Prize in ...
  • Berlinerbrau, Jacques; Johnson, Terrence L. (Salon, 2021-01-18)
    In this article, Berlinerblau and Johnson discuss the potential impact of the election to the United States Senate n Georgia of the African-American pastor, Raphael Warnock and the young Reform Jew, Jon Ossoff in January, ...
  • Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020)
    Alan Greenspan is an economist who earned his BA and MA in economics at New York University and went on to enroll in the doctoral program at Columbia University. There he met and became close to Ayn Rand and was highly ...
  • West, Cornel (Jewish Currents, 2020-12-23)
    In this article, scholar Cornel West contextualizes the belief of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel within the Jewish prophetic tradition. West describes Heschel as "greatest exemplar of the prophetic legacy of Jerusalem in the ...
  • Phillips, Noah (Moment Magazine, 2020-04-13)
    This article was written during Georgia's 2020 primary election for the United States Senate in which Jon Ossoff was running to become the Democratic candidate. The author interviewed Ossoff about his relationship with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Goldman, Ari L. (The New York Times, 1994-06-13)
    An obituary for Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, which discusses his life, work, contributions and his considerable influence on the Lubavitch Chassidic movement. It also considers the controversial incident that took ...
  • Chabad.org Staff (Chabad.org, 2004-12-23)
    This is a biographical sketch of Rabbit Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the most prominent and best-known leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. The article states that he was the "most phenomenal Jewish personality of modern ...
  • Glück, Louise (Nobel Foundation, 2021)
    The full text of the Nobel Lecture that Louise Glück delivered for having received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2020. Click View/Open next to the icon below to read her lecture. To see an article in the Jewish Women's ...
  • Lee, Amanda (The Washington Post, 2019-05-06)
    This article discusses the ways in which Jewish stereotypes are navigated in the popular television series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." The show is set in the late 1950s to early 1960s. The upper middle-class Midge Maisel, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Panofsky, Ruth (The Conversation, 2020-12-21)
    "Readers will know the poet Irving Layton...as well as novelist Mordecai Richler and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, all of them Montréalers. But you may not know the women who published poems and prose alongside their ...
  • Philologos (The Forward, 2010-05-10)
    This article discusses the Yiddish words (well-known to at least some speakers of American English), schlemiel, schlimaze and schmendrik. The writer discusses the meanings of these terms in Yiddish and how they are used ...
  • Chandler, Adam (The Atlantic, 2014-12-23)
    This article discusses the tradition of American Jews eating Chinese food on Christmas. So embedded is this tradition in American Jewish custom that the article quotes Elena Kagan during her confirmation hearings for the ...

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