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  • Weegee, Arthur Fellig; The J. Paul Getty Museum (The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003)
    This entry in the web site for the The J. Paul Getty Museum contains a short biographical note and 8 pages of photographs by Weegee. Click on the link above to access the web entry for this Jewish American photographer.
  • Gurewitsch, Matthew (smithsonianmag.com, 2009-06)
    "When PM began publishing, in the summer of 1940, the mercury was soaring, and the editors wanted to know how Joe Average was coping. Weegee went out and shot individuals sleeping on fire escapes, kids cooling off in the ...
  • Bernstein, Leonard; Sondheim, Stephen (YouTube, 2008)
    From the 1961 film version of West Side Story (music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim), the song "America" sung by Rita Moreno. Click on the link above to access.
  • Chomsky, Noam (You Tube, 2013-09-06)
    A You Tube recording of a lecture delivered by Noam Chomsky at the 2013 Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, held at the University of Michigan. Click on the first link above to view the You Tube.
  • Chabad.org (2019-01)
    This Web Page discusses the history and significance of the holiday of Purim. how Purim is observed among Orthodox Jews, Purim customs, etc. Click on the link to see the Web Page.
  • Chabad.org (Chabad.org, 2019)
    This article describes the meaning and observance of Rosh Hashana from an Orthodox perspective. The article notes that Rosh Hashana means "Head of the Year": "Just like the head controls the body, our actions on Rosh ...
  • Chabad.org (Chabad.org, 2019)
    This Web Page discusses the meaning of the holiday of Shavuot, the commemoration of when the Jewish people received the Torah ton Mount Sinai, and how it is celebrated. It also explains why it is traditional to eat dairy ...
  • 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" ...
  • Bogdanovitch, Peter (The New York Times, 1999-07-04)
    An essay on Stanley Kubrick, the acclaimed director, by the director and writer Peter Bogdanovitch. The essay was written soon after Kubrick's death. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Cohen, Joshua; Fassler, Joe (The Atlantic, 2015-06-16)
    "Joshua Cohen, the author of Book of Numbers, discusses Dostoyevsky’s The Double, in which the author becomes a presence in the novella." Click on the link above to access.
  • Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2006-08-29)
    Based on the prayer “U’Netaneh Tokef,” recited at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Leonard Cohen created the poem and song "Who By Fire." In this performance he is accompanied by the great saxophonist Sonny Rollins. Click ...
  • Ozick, Cynthia (The New Yorker, 1997-09-28)
    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 ...
  • Krugman, Paul (The New York Review of Booka, 2007-02-15)
    In this essay Paul Krugman argues that Milton Friedman, who like Krugman won a Nobel Prize in Economics, "was wrong on some issues, and sometimes seemed less than honest with his readers..." but was nevertheless "a great ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gordon, Matthew J. (Oxford Research Encyclopedia, 2017-05)
    Discussion of the career and contributions of one of the most prominent researchers in the field known as sociolinguistics. Includes a bibliography and links to digital material. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Shatner, William (You Tube, 2011-06-02)
    William Shatner receives an honorary doctorate at his alma mater, McGill University and delivers the commencement address. Click on the link to watch the awarding of the degree and Shatner's address.
  • Shatner, William; Lipworth, Elaine (interviewer) (The Guardian (US edition), 2014-03-14)
    "The actor who made his mark as Star Trek's Captain James T Kirk talks about growing up in Montreal and his belief that what's on the mantelpiece reveals a lot about a marriage." Click on the link above to access.
  • Berkenwald, Leah (Jewish Women's Archive, 2010-08-26)
    An article commemorating the 90th anniversary of women's suffrage and the contribution of Jewish women to the suffrage movement. Includes links to articles in the Jewish Women's Archive about women who were active in the ...
  • Barson, Michael (Encylopedia Britannica, 2018-06-08)
    Article about the life, career and works of Woody Allen. Click on the link to read the article.
  • 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 ...

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