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  • 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.
  • Garcia, Sandra E. (New York Times, 2019-04-28)
    An interview with Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein of the Chabad of Poway, where a gunman killed one Jewish congregant and injured many more, including the rabbi. Click on the link above to access.
  • Unknown author (Tikkun, 1986)
    "Tikkun began in 1986 in part to address this hunger for love and meaning, and in part as a progressive Jewish alternative to Commentary magazine, pushing back against neoconservatism in the Jewish world and U.S. politics, ...
  • Carmy, Shalom, editor; Brody, Shlomo, online editor (Rabbinical Council of America, 2019)
    Published by the Rabbinical Council of America, Tradition is a journal containing articles on a variety of topics from the perspective of Orthodox Judaism. Although the most recent issues can only be read by subscribers, ...
  • Unknown author (The New York Times, 2018-11-07)
    Although the topic of this article is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apology for Canada turning back a ship of Jewish refugees from the Nazis, it also discusses the Canadian government's long-held attitude toward Jewish ...
  • The Executive Committee (New York Co-operative Society, 1906)
    "Addresses Delivered at Carnegie Hall, New York, on Thanksgiving Day, MCMV, Together with Other Selected Addresses and Proceedings" on the two hundredth anniversary of Jews in the United States. Click on the icons below ...
  • UJA-Federation of New York (UJA-Federation of New York, 2017)
    The Web site of the UJA Federation of New York. This is an active Website which is continually changing. The date given here is the date in which the catalog record for the Web site was first entered here. Click on the ...
  • Union for Reform Judaism (2017)
    The homepage of the Union of Reform Judaism which provides support and connections to Reform Congregations in North America, it describes itself as leading the "largest Jewish movement in North America." Click on the link ...
  • United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) (2017)
    The homepage of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, which describes itself as the "network that ensures there are thriving centers of Jewish practice across North America, Israel, and beyond that celebrate both ...
  • Chandler, Adam (The Atlantic, 2014-12-23)
    This article discusses the tradition of American Jews eating Chinese food on Christmas. So embedded is this tradition in American Jewish custom that the article quotes Elena Kagan during her confirmation hearings for the ...
  • Blaff, Ari (Tablet, 2019-05-06)
    This article discusses the 2018 Survey of Jews in Canada (in this collection), and notes that this survey was ignored in the United States. The author notes that, while American Jews have tended to view themselves as the ...
  • Blakemore, Erin (National Geographic, 2020-09-25)
    In this article Erin Blakemore considers the history, meaning and observance of Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement. Marking the end of the High Holy Days, Yom Kippur is not only marked by various self-deprivations, ...
  • The Worker's Circle (The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring,The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, 2017)
    Founded as a national organization in 1900,originally as the Workmen's Circle (Der Arbeiter Ring in Yiddish), its mission was to support the needs of the flood of Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe. The Workmen's Circle ...
  • Margoliick, David (The New York Times, 1985-11-10)
    A New York Times article about the Workmen's Circle, written to commemorate the 85th year of its founding. Contains a description of its historical roots and the ways in which it has both changed and kept faith its founding ...
  • Howe, Irving; Lbio, Kenneth; Dickstein, Morris (New York University Press, 2005)
    The World of Our Fathers, which was a 1977 National Book Award Winner, describes the experience of Eastern European Jews who immigrated to New York. Click on the first link above to see the entry for the 30th anniversary ...
  • Yiddish Book Center (2017)
    A nonprofit organization located in Amherst, MA, dedicated to rescuing, preserving, disseminating and translating Yiddish literature, as well as offering educational programs aimed at enhancing understanding of Jewish life ...
  • The Forward Association (The Forward Association, 2018)
    The Web site of the Yiddish language version of The Forward, a Jewish American newspaper since 1897. Click on the link above to access.
  • Mark, Jonathan (The New York Jewish Week, 2018-05-30)
    An article about the Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center in the Bronx, NY. The Center used to be a Sholem Aleichem Sjule, an after-hours school that taught the Yiddish language and culture, and progressive values. It is currently ...

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