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  • Hackett, Buddy (YouTube, 2013-12-09)
    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.
  • Schoenfeld, Stuart (Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1978)
    "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.
  • Brooks, Mel; Fisher, John Kenneth (Internet Archive, 1968)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Abrams, Nathan (The Jewiah Chronicle, 2018-07-09)
    Author Nathan Abrams examines the legendary director's Jewish identity. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Greif, Mark (The New York Times, 2018-12-05)
    A critical essay/review of the second volume of Zachary Leader's The Life of Saul Bellow (entitled "Love and Strife, 1965-2005"). Click on the link above to access.
  • Schwartz, Melvin (Nobel Media AB, 1988-12-08)
    Melvin Schwartz's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Jack Steinberger and Leon Lederman. Click on the link above to access.
  • Lederman, Leon (Nobel Media AM, 1988-12-08)
    Leon Lederman's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Jack Steinberger' and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Steinberger, Jack (Nobel Media AB, 1988-12-08)
    Jack Steinberger's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Jewish Book Council (Jewish Book Council, 2019)
    "Jew­ish Book Coun­cil, found­ed in 1944, is the longest-run­ning orga­ni­za­tion devot­ed exclu­sive­ly to the sup­port and cel­e­bra­tion of Jew­ish lit­er­a­ture. For over sev­en­ty years, we have used lit­er­a­ture to ...
  • Lowin, Josepgh (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biographical essay about the life and work of Cynthia Ozick In his description of Ozick's early life, Lowin describes how she dates her feminism to the age of five, when her grandmother took her to "heder," where Jewish ...
  • Steinberger, Jack (NobelPrize.org, 2019)
    An autobiographical essay by Jack Steinberger on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Schwartz, Melvin (nobelprize.org, 2019)
    An autobiographical essay by Melvin Schwartz on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Jack Steinberger. Click on the link above to access.
  • 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 ...
  • Erickson, Harold L.; Barson, Michael (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 2019-03-27)
    A biographical article about the early life, career and films of Mel Brooks. It describes his launch as an entertainer in the Borscht Belt, predominantly Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. According to the article, ...
  • Guttenplan, D. D. (The Nation, 2014-01-29)
    An essay on a biography of Abraham Cahan entitled "The Rise of Abraham Cahan." The essay reviews the life of Cahan, who was the longtime editor of the Yiddish language "Forward." Click on the link above to access this ...
  • Cahan, Abraham (Project Gutenberg, 2001-09-01)
    The best known fictional work of one of the founders of the Jewish newspaper "The Forward." Click on one of the icons below to download either an epub or plain text version of the novel originally published in 1917.
  • Leibovitz, Annie (PBS and WNET, 2015-09-30)
    A sample of the photographs by Annie Leibovitz, the accomplished and influential Jewish American photographer. To access click on the link above. When you get to the page click on the plus (+) sign and then use the ...

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