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  • 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.
  • Machover, Robert (YouTube, 2011-06-07)
    "Shaping Things - A Choreographic Journal with Frances Alenikoff" is a documentary about the process behind the work of Frances Alenikoff. See the trailer on YouTube by clicking on the link.
  • 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.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Editors (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2019-05-03)
    Brief biography of Sidney Altman, who shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Thomas R. Cech in 1989. They were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA. Click on the link to read the article.
  • 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 ...
  • Norich, Anita (YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, 2010-10-19)
    Although Israel Joshua Singer, the older brother of Isaac Bashevis Singer, lived most of his life in Eastern Europe, much of his most accomplished work was published once he moved to the United States. This short biography ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Glick, Nathan (The Atlantic, 1998-01)
    A biographical essay on Irving Howe. Click on the link above to access.
  • Society for Humanistic Judaism (2016)
    The homepage of the Society of Humanistic Judaism. Discusses the main beliefs of Humanistic Judaism and provides links to resources and congregations. Click on thelink above to access this web site.
  • Ian, Janis (, 2006)
    A recording of a live 2006 performance of "Society's Child," a controversial song that Janis Ian had written in 1965 about an interracial relationship. Click on the icon to hear the song.
  • Katz, Aaron R. (Tablet, 2017-04-28)
    A discussion of Chaim Potok's well-known "The Chosen," fifty years after it was published in 1967. Click on the link to read the article.



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