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  • Alinsky, Saul (San Francisco Bay Area Television archive, 2011-09-25)
    KPIX-TV documentary film from 1966 about the American community organizer and writer Saul Alinsky. Features extended interviews with Alinksy at his home in Carmel, California on wide ranging issues such as poverty, injustice, ...
  • Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, 2019)
    "The Website provides information about the Institute, as well as an online store where you may order books of interest. The section Min haMuvhar includes selections from the writings of Rabbi Marc D. Angel, Founder and ...
  • Sontag, Susan (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978)
    In this short book (downloaded from the Internet Archive, Susan Sontag looks at how we conceptualize serious illnesses, particularly tuberculosis in the 19th century and cancer in the 20th century. "Illness as Metaphor" ...
  • Fong-Torres, Ben (Rolling Stone, 1976-09-23)
    A biographical portrait from the 1970s of Neil Diamond, a successful and influential songwriter and performer whose career has extended into the 2020s. Click on the link above to access this article brimming with the ...
  • Friedman, Gabe (Jewish Telgraphic Agency (Archive), 2015-01-17)
    This article, from the archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency discusses the role of Jews in the bloody marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965, to press for voting rights for African Americans. Jewish organizations, as well ...
  • Robinson, Tasha (The Dissolve, 2014-01-09)
    This article argues that a common theme underlying the Coen Brothers' work is a fierce, uncompromising morality. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Murray, Noel (AV Club, 2020)
    A biographical essay on David Simon's substantial contributions to quality television during the the 2000s. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Lane, Anthony (The New Yorker, 2016-06-06)
    Review of “Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer,” by Arthur Lubow (Ecco). Includes a portrait of Arbus. Click on the link above to access the review.
  • Krugman, Paul (Nobelprize.org, 2008-12-08)
    The Nobel Prize lecture by Paul Krugman on the occasion of accepting the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Click on the icon to access the pdf copy of the lecture.
  • Krugman, Paul (nobelprize.org, 2008)
    Paul Krugman's Nobel Prize Lecture delivered on 8 December 2008 at Aula Magna, Stockholm University. In it he discusses the ides that led to him being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to ...
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 1976-12-13)
    Milton Friedman's Nobel Prize Lecture available here in pdf form. Click on the link below to access.
  • Stiglitz, Joseph E. (NobelPrize.org, 2001-12-08)
    Joseph Stiglitz won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. He shared the prize with George Al Akelof and Michael Spence. Their research for which they were awarded the Nobel Prize focused on the interrelationship between ...
  • Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org, 2020)
    "The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals offers a vision of Orthodox Judaism that is intellectually sound, spiritually compelling, and emotionally satisfying. Based on an unwavering commitment to the Torah tradition and ...
  • McManus, Mike (TVO, 2010-03-29)
    An interview with journalist Barbara Frum by Mike McManus of TV Ontario (TVO), in which she discusses her attitudes towards journalism. Click on the link above to access the interview.
  • Joseph, Anne (The Jewish Chronicle, 2011-07-21)
    An article based on an interview with Steve Reich in which the "man described as America’s greatest living composer reveals how Judaism sparked some of his best work." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Bloomfield, Leonard (Henry Holt and Company (digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from the University of Toronto), 1914)
    An early work by the noted linguist, Leonard Bloomfield. Click on the icon below to access a pdf version of the book.
  • Brody, Seymour (Jewish Virtual Library, 2017)
    Short biography of the noted songwriter, Irving Berlin. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame (Songwriters Hall of Fame, 2017)
    Biographical essay about the significance of the work of Irving Berlin to American music. Berlin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. At the end of the essay are links to Berlin's musical compositions, ...
  • Berlin, Irving (Youtube, 2009-09-29)
    A Youtube video of Irving Berlin singing his composition, "God Bless America," on the Ed Sullivan Show on May 5, 1968. Click on the link above to access the Youtube video.
  • Bernstein, Richard (New York Times, 1993-05-06)
    Obituary in the New York Times on Irving Howe. Click on the link to read the obituary.

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