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  • Columbia University Libraries (2016)
    An archive of spoken Yiddish containing 5,755 hours of taped interviews with Yiddish speakers collected between 1959 and 1972, and accompanying linguistic field notes.The speakers were from over 600 locations, with the ...
  • Lilith 
    Lilith (Lilith Magazine, 1976)
    "Independent, Jewish & frankly feminist since 1976, Lilith magazine charts Jewish women’s lives with exuberance, rigor, affection, subversion and style. Lilith’s mission is to be the feminist change-agent in and for the ...
  • Library of Congress (Library of Congress, 2017)
    A brief discussion of the Lower East Side created by the Library of Congress as a resource for teachers. Note that the year 2017 in the item record reflects the year that the website was accessed. No date was provided in ...
  • Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy (Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy, 2017)
    Photographs of Lower East Side locations from the early twentieth century followed by contemporary photographs of the same locations. Click on the link below to access the photographs.
  • Mazon (MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, 2019)
    MAZON began building relationships with rabbis and synagogues across the country, encouraging them to donate a portion of the cost of life-cycle celebrations (weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, and other joyous ...
  • Milken Archive (Miken Archive, 2020)
    The "Milken Archive was founded in 1990 to document, preserve, and disseminate the vast body of music that pertains to the American Jewish experience. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, the Milken Archive has become the ...
  • Joselit, Jenna Weissman (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    Written by an accomplished writer who teaches both American studies and modern Judaic studies at Princeton University, this articles discusses some of the good, the bad and the ugly in Jewish American families. Click on ...
  • Griffiths, Sian (The Guardian, 2011-01-11)
    An essay in The Guardian about Montreal as it was when Mordecai Richler grew up there. He wrote about the Jewish immigrant experience in Montreal. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Mosaic 
    Unknown author (Bee.Ideas, LLC, 2013)
    "Launched in June 2013, Mosaic takes a lively, serious, and committed approach to Jewish issues and ideas. The main feature in Mosaic is a full-length monthly essay on an issue or theme of pressing significance for Jews, ...
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 2019)
    "The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. As a place of memory, the Museum enables Holocaust survivors to speak through ...
  • My Jewish Learning (, 2018)
    "My Jewish Learning is all about empowering Jewish discovery for anyone interested in learning more. We offer thousands of articles, videos and other resources to help you navigate all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life — ...
  • National Center for Jewish Film (2017)
    Housed at Brandeis University, the National Center for Jewish film is a non-profit organization that archives, preserves, exhibits, and disseminates films with educational and artistic value that pertain to Jewish life and ...
  • National Council of Jewish Women (2017)
    Inspired by Jewish values, the National Council of Jewish Women is a grassroots advocacy organization that advocates for social justice in order to improve the lives of women, children and families. Click on the link to ...
  • New Yiddish Rep (2019)
    The mission of the New Yiddish Theater Rep is both to adapt classical Yiddish theater for modern audiences and to "develop new Yiddish inspired works and investigate modern approaches to the vast Yiddish theater..." Also ...
  • Yiddish Book Center; Mandelbaum, David (Yiddish Book Center, 2017-12-15)
    In this podcast, the Yiddish Book Center interviews David Mandelbaum, the director of the New Yiddish Rep (see also the entry on the New Yiddish Rep in NAJC: Mandelbaum discusses ...
  • Edison, Thomas A. (Library of Congress, 1903-05-20)
    A movie. "The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very crowded New York City street market. Rows of pushcarts and street vendors' vehicles can be seen. The precise location is difficult to ...
  • Nishma Research (Nishma Research, 2017-09-28)
    "This in-depth study is based upon the broadest survey ever conducted among this segment of the Jewish population. The survey received nearly 4,000 responses across the U.S." Click on the icon below to access the report.
  • Eisenfeld, Sue (New York Times, 2014-04-17)
    An essay about American Jews in the South and their role in the American Civil War. Click on the link above to access.
  • Petertz Centre (2018)
    Located in Vancouver, BC, the Peretz Centre was founded in 1945 as the Peretz Shule. Its founders were a varied group that included "apolitical persons as well as Labour Zionists, Socialists and Communists, that shared a ...
  • Pew Research Center Survey (Pew Research Center, 2013-10-01)
    Findings from a Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews. Click on the icon below to access the pdf version of the report.



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