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  • Weber, Bruce (New York Times, 2015-07-21)
    A New York Times obituary for the prominent writer, E.L. Doctorow, Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Moyers, Bill (Moyers & Company, 1988-10-11)
    A transcript of a conversation between Bill Moyers and E.L. Doctorow as part of the television series, World of Ideas, in which Doctorow discusses his beliefs about the responsibility of writers to be politically engaged. ...
  • East-West 
    The Butterfield Blues Band (starring Mike Bloomfield on lead guitar) (YouTube (originally Elektra records), 1966)
    Some of Michael Bloomfield's most inspired guitar playing. "Starting with the second section Michael played lead on a series of sections where he explored different modes, or scales, some of which were suggestive of Indian ...
  • Lethem, Jonathan (Harper's, 2007-02)
    A well-known essay by Jonathon Lethem on the subject of influence and plagiarism. Click on the icon below to access the article.
  • Sampson, EJ (Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries - The Social Welfare History Project, 2012)
    An article discussing the Educational Alliance, a settlement house established by German Jews in the Lower East Side of New York City. Includes references. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Shurkin, Joel N. (Stanford Report, Stanford University, 2003-09-24)
    This obituary recounts in some detail the life of Edward Teller, sometimes called the father of the hydrogen bomb. Click on the link above to access the obituary.
  • Oyez (Oyez, 2017)
    A piece in Oyez describing Elena Kagan, her background, education and legal approach. Provides links to information about cases she had previously argued before the Supreme Court. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Nobelrize.org (Nobel Media AB, 2016)
    Elie Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. This site contains pertinent facts, links to biographical information, his Nobel Lecture, Acceptance Speech and an interview with him. Click on this link to the official ...
  • Nobelprize.org (nobelprize.org, 1986)
    The Web page devoted to Elie Weisel by the Nobel Prize Committee. It includes biographical information and a speech given by him upon acceptance of the award. Click on the link above to access the Web page,
  • Biography.com (A&E Television Networks, 2017-02-08)
    Biography of noted Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel. Click on the link to read the biography.
  • Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (2017)
    A foundation established by Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion shortly after he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Founded in memory of the holocaust, the purpose of the foundation is to combat prejudice and intolerance. ...
  • Langer, Emily (Washington Post, 2016-07-02)
    Obituary of Elie Wiesel in the Washington Post. Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Jewish Women's Archive (2017)
    Comprehensive biographical essay, produced in collaboration with the Emma Goldman Papers (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/goldman/), about the life, contributions and significance of Emma Goldman. Includes a chronology of ...
  • Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 2017)
    A biography in the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the Web page.
  • Lazarus, Emma; Poetry Foundation (Poetry Foundation, 2017)
    Contains nine poems by Emma Lazarus: "1492", "By the Waters of Babylon", "In Exile", "In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport", "Long Island Sound", "The New Colossus", "The New Year", "The South" and "Venus of the Louvre". ...
  • Harris, Zellig (zelligharris.org, 2015)
    Contains source material on the work of Zellig Harris in language, information, applied mathematics, and the foundations of linguistics. Also includes ongoing research and applications in linguistics, informatics, computer ...
  • Foer, Jonathan Safran (The New York Times, 2020-05-21)
    An op-ed piece in the New York Times, in which author, Jonathan Safran Foer argues that the production of meat is a major contributing factor to climate change. This op-ed, which was written in the midst of the COVID-19 ...
  • Altman, Sidney (Nobel Foundation, 1989-12-08)
    Nobel lecture presented by Sidney Altman when he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which he shared with Thomas R. Cech in 1989. They were awarded the Nobel Prize for the work they did on the catalytic properties of RNA. ...
  • Kandel, Eric R. (NobeL Media AB, 2000)
    An autobiographical essay by Eric R. Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the year 2000. Click on the link above to access the essay.
  • Rosen, Jeremy (The Algemeiner, 2020-01-26)
    An essay on "You Shall Be as Gods: A Radical Interpretation of the Old Testament and Its Tradition" by Erich Fromm, the prominent Jewish American psychiatrist. Towards the beginning of the essay is the provocative claim ...

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