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  • Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, 2019)
    "The Website provides information about the Institute, as well as an online store where you may order books of interest. The section Min haMuvhar includes selections from the writings of Rabbi Marc D. Angel, Founder and ...
  • Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org, 2020)
    "The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals offers a vision of Orthodox Judaism that is intellectually sound, spiritually compelling, and emotionally satisfying. Based on an unwavering commitment to the Torah tradition and ...
  • Lewis, Meredith (My Jewish Learning, 2018)
    This article describes the role Mah-Jongg--originally a Chinese parlor game--has played for Jewish women. The game was an essential part of community life in many settings, including urban tenements, the suburbs, summer ...
  • J Street (J Street, 2017)
    The official Web Site of J Street, "the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people." The date provided is merely the year in which ...
  • Jewish Book Council (Jewish Book Council, 2019)
    "Jew­ish Book Coun­cil, found­ed in 1944, is the longest-run­ning orga­ni­za­tion devot­ed exclu­sive­ly to the sup­port and cel­e­bra­tion of Jew­ish lit­er­a­ture. For over sev­en­ty years, we have used lit­er­a­ture to ...
  • Jewish Currents (Jewish Currents, 1946)
    "Founded in 1946, Jewish Currents is a magazine committed to the rich tradition of thought, activism, and culture of the Jewish left." Click on the link above to access the magazine.
  • Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Jewish Federation of Cleveland, 2017)
    The Web site of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Click the link above to access.
  • Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA (2020)
    Founded in 1967, the Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA (United Israel Appeal) partners with Jewish organizations across Canada to "strengthen Jewish life and raise funds for programs and services in Canada, Israel and ...
  • The Jewish Federations of North America (The Jewish Federations of North America, 2018)
    "The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 148 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $2 billion annually and through planned giving and endowment programs ...
  • Jewish Federations of North America (2020)
    Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is a network of philanthropic Jewish Federations which supports the social welfare, educational and social services needs of the Jewish community. They also respond to the needs ...
  • Novak, William (My Jeiwish Learning, 2020)
    This article by William Novak in My Jewish Learning is an excerpt from his books "The Big Book of Jewish Humor," published by HarperCollins. He argues that the uniqueness of American Jewish humor has not been recognized. ...
  • Jewish Museum (Jewish Museum, 2017)
    The Web site of the Jewish Museum, "one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture, from ancient to contemporary, was founded in 1904 in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary, ...
  • Pinsky, Marian (Museum of Jewish Montreal, 2015)
    The Jewish People's School emerged out of a coalition of Yiddish and Labour Zionits, known as National Radical School, which, in 1918, was renamed the Peretz School. The Jewish Peoples School developed out of debates over ...
  • Jewish Public Library (2017)
    Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Jewish Public Library contains North America's largest circulating Judaica collection.Their goal is to provide a full range of recreational, research, educational and cultural services to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schoenfeld, Stuart (Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1978)
    "The question of similarities and differences between the Jewish community of Canada and that of the United States is examined with respect to religious organizations, attitudes and practices." Click on the link above to ...
  • Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 2018)
    "The Jewish Women’s Archive is a national organization dedicated to collecting and promoting the extraordinary stories of Jewish women. JWA explores the past as a framework for understanding the issues important to women ...
  • Siegel, Ed (The ARTery - WBUR Radio, 2020-01-02)
    The author discusses a shift in the way earlier Jewish playwrights treated their Judaism with the way contemporary Jewish playwrights do. He claims that the earlier playwrights were "more interested in joining the American ...
  • Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center (Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center, 2018)
    The Web site of Chabad.org. Click on the link above to access.
  • 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 ...

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