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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Silow-Carroll, Andrew (Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2022-03-09)
    Charles Entenmann, who died on February 24, 2022, was not Jewish, although Entenmann's baked goods were often served in Jewish homes and were considered "typically Jewish." According to this article in JTA, the Jewishness ...
  • Singer, Jay Saul (The Jewish Press, 2022-03-09)
    An article about a nineteenth century New York law prohibiting public masking resulted in the arrest arrest and imprisonment of Jews returning from Purim celebrations in 1868. The article also includes a general discussion ...
  • Jewish Electorate Institute (Jewish Electorate Institute, 2021-07)
    The questionnaire and results of a survey conducted by GBAO Strategies between June 28 and July 1 on behalf of the Jewish Electorate Institute. It surveyed 800 registered Jewish voters in the United States on their political ...
  • Jewish Electorate Institute (Jewish Electorate Institute, 2021-07)
    GBAO Strategies, a firm that specializes in survey research, conducted a poll of 800 registered Jewish voters on behalf of the Jewish Electorate Institute.Conducted between June 28 and July 1, 2021, it was the first poll ...
  • Awtrey, Jonathon Derek (LSU Doctoral Dissertations, 2018-04-03)
    "This study, conversely, demonstrates that Jews, the only white non- Christian minority group in early Pennsylvania, experienced freedom far differently than its legality can adequately explain. Jews, moreover, reshaped ...
  • Oliver, David (USA Today, 2021-11-10)
    Have Jews enjoyed a great deal of success in the United States? Without doubt. Are they completely accepted? The answer is somewhat more complicated. This article discusses the fact that many Jewish roles in movies, ...
  • Shternshis, Anna; Korolenko, Psoy; Rosenberg, Dan (Canada Council of the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, 2021)
    North American Jews have explored--and continue to explore--Yiddish language, literature, theater, and music. In this project, Anna Shternshis, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto, ...
  • Center for Jewish History (Center for Jewish History, 2022)
    "The Center for Jewish History in New York City illuminates history, culture, and heritage. The Center provides a collaborative home for five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi ...
  • Oliver, David (USA Today, 2021-11-30)
    This article is interesting because it describes a constant issue for North American Jews: the tug of war between assimilation, and cultural and religious identity. Nowhere does that issue appear more clearly than in the ...
  • 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.

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