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  • 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: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11976/568). 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.
  • American Jewish Archives (American Jewish Archives, 2018)
    The American Jewish Archives (AJA) seeks to function both as a "repository of source material" and as a "research center and an agency for the dissemination of scientific data on the history of the American Jewish experience." ...
  • The Rabbinical Assembly (The Rabbinical Assembly, 2020)
    "The Rabbinical Assembly, first established in 1901 by graduates of the rabbinical school of the Jewish Theological Seminary, is the international association of Conservative/Masorti rabbis. Today its ranks include rabbis ...
  • Lederman, Sarah Henry (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    An article on the contributions of Jewish women to the establishment of settlement houses in the United States. Describes the role of settlement houses in educating and organizing the immigrant residents of poor urban ...
  • Unknown author (Society for Humanistic Judaism, 2016)
    "The Society for Humanistic Judaism mobilizes people to celebrate Jewish identity and culture consistent with a humanistic philosophy of life independent of a supernatural authority. As the central body for the Humanistic ...
  • Sherman, Moshe D. (My Jewish Learning (reprint of article from American Jewish Desk Reference: The Ultimate One-Volume Reference to the Jewish Experience in America (Random House), 1999-10-19)
    A reprint of an article on the history of Orthodox Judaism in the United States. The article was originally printed in the Jewish Historical Society's "American Jewish Desk Reference: The Ultimate One-Volume Reference ...
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center (Simon Wiesenthal Center, 2018)
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international human rights organization, named After Simon Wiesenthal, who was best known for his relentless work tracking down Nazis. According to its Web Site, the Center "confronts ...
  • Glazer, Nathan (American Jewish Year Book 1955, 1955)
    "The purpose of this essay is to describe the social characteristics of the American Jews from their arrival through their three hundred years of life in the United States. By 'social ...
  • Nishma Research (Nishma Research, 2016-06-19)
    "An exploration of the experiences, beliefs, practices, community and challenges facing those who have leK the Chasidic, Yeshivish or Modern Orthodox segments of Orthodox Jewry" Click on the icon below to access the report.
  • Tablet Magazine (Nextbook Inc., 2009)
    "Tablet is a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture. Launched in June 2009, it’s a project of the not-for-profit Nextbook Inc., which also produces the Nextbook Press Jewish Encounters book series. Our ...
  • Picture Congregation Emanu-El (2011-09-01)
    Built in 1863, Temple Emanu-El is the oldest continuously operating synagogue in Canada. Known today as Congregation Emanu-El, it is an active Conservative Jewish congregation. Click on the icon below to read a report about ...
  • Jewish Virtual Library (2017)
    Discussion of the beliefs and practices of Reform Judaism, a main branch of Judaism in the United States. Click on the first link above to access this discussion.

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