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The purpose of the Miriam Catalog and Repository is to document the culture of North American Jews. North American Jewish Culture (NAJC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

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Who We Are

President NAJC: Alan Bailin, PhD, MLS
Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University
Treasurer: Ari Fridkis, MA, MSW
Rabbi, Temple of Universal Judaism
Secretary: Martha Kreisel, MA, MAH
Retired Associate Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University
Collection Director: Ann Grafstein, PhD, MLIS
Professor of Library Services, Hofstra University

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    One of the many appearances of the well-known Jewish American comedian Buddy Hackett on the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
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    "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 ...
  • Kaplan, Fred (The Slate Group--Slate Magazine, 2019-09-11)
    Robert Frank changed photography—and the way a country viewed itself. A biographical essay on his life and work, with a focus on his seminal book, "The Americans." Click on the link above to access the article.
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    The famous song from Mel Brooks's musical, The Producers. This video contains the song from the original 1968 Broadway production of The Producers and the 2005 production. The video was created by John Kenneth Fisher and ...
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    In a provocative article in the New Yorker Magazine, Cynthia Ozick differentiates between the public version of Anne Frank and the actual Anne Frank who hid with her family from the Nazis in an attic in Amsterdam. Ozick ...

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