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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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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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    A biographical obituary of the Jewish American musician who made the flute into a jazz instrument. Click on the above to access the article.
  • Homberger, Eric (The Guardian, 2018-05-23)
    A biographical essay on the life and work of Philip Roth that argues the "Poignantly humane novelist set on emancipating American literature from respectability." Click on the link above to access this essay that serves ...
  • Meyers, Joshua (The Forward, 2019-09-26)
    The writer considers Bernie Sanders' brand of socialism in connection with his Judaism. Contrary to the views of some who have written about Sanders' connection to his Judaism, the writer argues that Sanders does indeed ...
  • Butler, Isaac (Slate Magazine, 2019-10-21)
    An interview with Steven Skybell, who played Tevye in the revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Yiddish, directed by Joel Gray. Skybell and Isaac Butler discuss the differences between the original production of "Fiddler" ...

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