North American Jewish Culture: Recent submissions

  • Feldberg, Michael (My Jewish Learning, 2021)
    Written by a former executive director of the American Jewish Historical Society, this article is a short history of Jews in Mexico. Click on the link above to access.
  • World Jewish Congress (World Jewish Congress, 2020-05-20)
    According to the estimates of Hebrew University demographer Sergio DellaPergola’s “World Jewish Population, 2016,” Mexico is home to between 40,000 and 50,000 Jews, making it the fourteenth largest in the world. Characterized ...
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (NobelPrize.org, 1992-10-12)
    This press release from the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences explains the reasons that they awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Rudolph A. Marcus, a Canadian-American Jewish scientist. Click on the link above to ...
  • Marcus, Rudolph A (www.nobelprize.org, 1992)
    "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 was awarded to Rudolph A. Marcus 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems.'" Click on the link above to read this autobiographical essay ...
  • Zinn, Howard (2021)
    A Web Site devoted to Howard Zinn. It includes biographical information, archival material from Zinn's papers a various repositories, articles he wrote, interviews with him, information about his many projects, etc. Click ...
  • Thrope, Samuel (Haaretz, 2012-12-17)
    This article discusses the book, "Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left" by Martin Duberman. Zinn was a prominent historian in the 20th century. He was committed to an approach to history that tells the stories of the marginalized ...
  • Kampeas, Stanley (Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 2021-08-21)
    "Stanley Aronowitz, a longtime activist and theorist who was hugely influential in the labor and civil rights movements, has died at 88." Click on the link above to access the rest of this biographical obituary.
  • Roberts, Sam (The New York Times, 2021-08-23)
    "Professor Aronowitz, a social theorist who taught at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, called himself a “working-class intellectual.” He maintained that direct action was a more potent weapon for workers ...
  • The New York Jewish Week (70 Faces Media, 2021-08-25)
    "The New York Jewish Week is a digital news service with a unique focus on Jewish New York, its people and its institutions. Since its launch as a prestige weekly newspaper in the late 1970s, The Jewish Week has served the ...
  • Ain, Stewart (The New York Jewish Week, 2012-03-12)
    An article about being Jewish and an actor in twentieth century America. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • American Sephardi Federation (American Sephardi Federation, 2021-08-22)
    The American Sephardi Federation is "a national Jewish organization dedicated to ensuring that the history, legacies, and traditions of the great Sephardi communities throughout the world be recorded, remembered, and ...
  • Yanklowitz, Shmuly (YouTube, 2020-04-07)
    In this YouTube, Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz interviews Dr. Judith Butler about how her connection to Judaism has impacted her ethics and her work in generao including her work on gender theory for which she is best noted.. ...
  • Kaplan, Brett Ashley (Jewish Women's Archive, 2021-06-23)
    This article discusses the life and work of philosopher and noted gender theorist, Judith Butler. It includes a lengthy discussion of how her ethics and beliefs--including her opposition to Zionism--flow from her Jewish ...
  • Jewish Electorate Institute (Jewish Electorate Institute, 2021)
    "The first major poll of Jewish voters since Joe Biden became President and since recent hostilities between Israel and Hamas demonstrates that Jewish Americans continue to overwhelmingly identify as Democrats and support ...
  • Friedman, Gabe (The Forward, 2017-08-11)
    H.A. and Margaret Rey created the Curious George character, which has been beloved by children for many decades. This article describes how the Reys left Nazi Germany in 1935 to escape growing antisemitism. The couple ended ...
  • Korkis, Jim (Cartoon Research, 2019-03-29)
    "In 1940, Superman was one of the most popular comic-book characters with regular appearances in both Superman and Action Comics, his own comic strip, a popular radio show begun in February and a host of top-selling ...
  • Schneider, Susan Weidman (Lilith, 2001-03-15)
    A brief review of the exhibit, “Judy Chicago: Jewish Identity,” on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York in 2007.
  • Jenkins, Sarah (The Art Story Contributors, 2012-01-21)
    A series of web pages dedicated to the life and work of the Jewish American artist Judy Chicago. Click on the link above to access.
  • Kulwin, Noah (newrepublic.com, 2021-06-24)
    "Joshua Cohen’s inventive new novel imagines Benjamin Netanyahu’s childhood, and digs deep into his father Benzion’s vision of Jewish history." Click on the link above to read this review of the novel by the Jewish American ...
  • Dietz, Kathryn Pierce (National Endowment for the Humanities, 1999)
    It is unusual for us to include a grant proposal in this catalog and repository, but in this case we thought it appropriate. It includes a detailed discussion of the lives and accomplishments of the Fleischer brothers, a ...

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