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  • Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle; Whitney, Christa (Yiddish Book Center; You Tube, 2016-02-29)
    A brief excerpt of an interview with Yiddish poet and songwriter, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, in which she reminisces about her childhood experience attending the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul in the Bronx, New York.. This ...
  • Hetfield, Mark (The Baltimore Jewish Times, 2013-08-01)
    In July 2013, the Baltimore Jewish Times wrote an editorial advocating for the closure of HIAS, since it was no longer needed for its founding mission of assisting Jewish refugees. Mark Hetfield, the President and CEO of ...
  • Michaelson, Jay (My Jewish Learning, 2018)
    In this article, Rabbi Jay Michaelson discusses the meaning of fasting on Yom Kippur for secular Jews. He writes that even for Jews who do not feel bound by the obligations of Jewish law, fasting has a cathartic effect, ...
  • Jewish Virtual Library (Jewish Virtual Library, 2018)
    Traces the history of Jews in Canada, from the first Jewish settlers in the late 18th century the contemporary Canadian Jewish community. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Brown, Michael (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    In this article, Michael Brown discusses the history of Jewish women in Canada. The story begins in 1738 (before the British conquest), when a Jewish woman, disguised as a male sailor, arrived in Quebec City. At that time, ...
  • Canadian Council for Reform Judaism (2015)
    The homepage of the Canadian Council of Reform Judaism, which represents reform congregations across Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver. Click on the link above to access the web site. See also the entry for The Union ...
  • Canadian Jewish Archives (2011)
    The Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives is a program of the Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA. Located in Montreal, the archive "collects and preserves documentation on all aspects of the Jewish presence in Quebec and ...
  • The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network (2020)
    The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network serves as a portal of databases that relate to Canadian Jewish heritage. A user can search these databases separately. The Network also has its own digital collections, which can be ...
  • Northeastern University (Northeastern University, 2018)
    The Catskills Institute was founded to preserve the legacy of the rich Jewish cultural traditions that developed in the bungalow colonies, summer camps, resorts and hotels in the Catskill region of New York State. This ...
  • CHW 
    Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (2020)
    The home page for CHW (Canadian Hadassah-WIZO). Its mission is to support "programs and services for Children, Healthcare and Women in Israel and Canada." Click on the link to visit CHW's home page.
  • Commentary (Commentary, Inc., 1945-11)
    "Since its inception in 1945, and increasingly after it emerged as the flagship of neoconservativism, the magazine has been consistently engaged with several large, interrelated questions: the fate of democracy and of ...
  • Commentary Magazine (2020)
    Founded in 1945 by the American Jewish Committee, Commentary is a monthly magazine that publishes articles on Judaism, politics, culture, with a particular emphasis on Jewish culture both in the United States and Israel. ...
  • World Jewish Congress (World Jewish Congress, 2017-07)
    A brief history and description of the Canadian Jewish community by the World Jewish Congress. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Septimus, Daniel (Jewish Virtual Library, 2017)
    Discussion of the belief systems and values of a main branch of Judaism in the United States. Click on the link above to view the discussion.
  • Ingber, Judith Brin (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    In this article Judith Brin Ingber discusses the place of dance within Jewish cultural and religious life and how the link between Judaism and danced flowered and evolved under the influence of Jewish immigrants to the ...
  • Dorot: The McGill Undergraduate Journal of Jewish Studies (Mcgill University Department of Jewish Studies, 1993)
    "The McGill Undergraduate Journal of Jewish Studies is published annually by the Jewish Studies Students’ Association with generous assistance from the community and the university. The Journal of Jewish Studies often ...
  • Sampson, EJ (Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries - The Social Welfare History Project, 2012)
    An article discussing the Educational Alliance, a settlement house established by German Jews in the Lower East Side of New York City. Includes references. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (2017)
    A foundation established by Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion shortly after he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Founded in memory of the holocaust, the purpose of the foundation is to combat prejudice and intolerance. ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Forward Association (The Forward Association, 2018)
    The English Web site of the Forward, an American Jewish newspaper since 1897. Click on the link above to access.

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