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  • Eder, Bruce (biography) (AllMovie, 2019)
    A biography of the Hollywood mogul, Samuel Goldwyn. Available from this page is a link to a filmography of the movies he produced. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (National Baseball Hall of Fame, 2017)
    A short biography from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Click on the link above to access.
  • Bellow, Saul (Nobel Media AB, 1976-12-12)
    Short video excerpt from Saul Bellow's Nobel Prize lecture. Click on the link above to access the video.
  • Bellow, Saul (Nobel Media AB, 1976-12-12)
    Text of Saul Bellow's lecture for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click on the link to access the page
  • Wolitzer, Meg (The New York Times, 2012-03-30)
    An article by Meg Wolitzer in the New York Times Sunday Book Review in which she argues that literary fiction written by women is relegated to the niche of "women's fiction." The effect of this, according to Wolitzer, is ...
  • Ivry, Benjamin (The Forward, 2019-04-20)
    "Tim Burton’s remake for Disney of “Dumbo” about an elephant whose oversized ears enable him to fly, has received mixed reviews. Some filmgoers prefer the classic 1941 version, also from Disney. Yet indisputably, the story ...
  • Heschel, Abraham Joshua (Conversations, 2018)
    "These excerpts are from Abraham Joshua Heschel: Essential Writings, edited by Susannah Heschel [Orbis Books: Maryknoll, NY, 2017], and are reprinted with permission. These excerpts are included in issue 31 of Conversations, ...
  • Weill, Kurt; Anderson, Maxwell; Sinatra, Frank (YouTube, 2008-03-29)
    Composed by Kurt Weill in 1938 after he had moved to the United States. The lyrics are by Maxwell Anderson. It was originally performed in the musical Knickerbocker Holiday for which Weill wrote the music. It has since ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ginsburg, Ruth Bader (Washington University Law Review, 1979-01)
    An article written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Washington University Law Review. The article discusses t he proposed Equal Rights Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment in terms of the "two rubrics under which gender-based ...
  • Yaffe, David (Tablet, 2012-10-16)
    "The genius of Steely Dan talks blacks, Jews, and Lenny Bruce—and his new record, Sunken Condos." One of a very few articles which gives some cultural background about the enigmatic band. Click on the link above to access.
  • Hevesi, Dennis (New York Times, 2007-07-25)
    An obituary for Rabbi Sherwin Wine, the founder of Humanistic Judaism. The article discusses his life and contributions. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • 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 ...
  • Shtern, Sholem (Library and Archives Canada, 2009-03-12)
    This entry contains a biographical sketch of the Jewish Canadian poet, Sholem Shtern. Click on the link above to access.
  • Baxter, Brian (The Guardian, 2011-04-10)
    An obituary discussing the life, works and views of prolific director whose films grappled with political, social , and political issues. The article describes Lumet's frustration with the difficulty of producing films ...
  • Bikel, Theodore (YouTube, 2017-11-20)
    A recording of music of Soviet Jews, which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union. The recording was narrated by Bikel, who sang some of the songs, while others were sung by Soviet Jews. Click on the link to listen to the music.
  • 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 ...
  • Labov, William (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
    The link above is to the full text of the second edition of The Social Stratification of English in New York City, a seminal work in which Labov discusses dialectical differences in terms of social class and social aspirations.

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