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  • Weill, Kurt; Brecht, Bertolt; Blitzstein, Marc; Darin, Bobby (Youtube, 2009-09-11)
    Originally composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics in German by Bertolt Brecht, the English translation/adaptation of the lyrics by Marc Blitzstein has had a life of its own, most famously in Bobby Darin's interpretation. Click ...
  • Maggid 
    Piercy, Marge (Poetry Foundation, 2001)
    In the Passover Seder the Maggid is the telling of the Passover story. This poem is the poet Marge Piercy's commentary on the story. Click on the link above to read it.
  • Making It 
    Smith, Lee (Tablet, 2019-01-16)
    Written on the occasion of Norman Podhoretz's 89th birthday, this article discusses the political journey of the prominent social and literary critic, Norman Podhoretz. Podhoretz was the editor of Commentary Magazine, a ...
  • 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.
  • Caplan, Sheri (German Historical Institute, 2015-05-07)
    A biography of a Marcus Goldman, the founder of "what would eventually become Goldman, Sachs & Co. From the Web site "Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present."
  • Biography.com Editors (A&E Television Networks, 2014-11-11)
    A brief biography of the Olympic champion swimmer, Mark Spitz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Picard, André (Toronto Globe & Mail, 2017-04-22)
    Obituary about Dr. Wainberg in the Toronto Globe & Mail. Discusses his life and most significant contributions. Click on the link above to read the obituary.
  • Grossman, Lev (Time Magazine, 2010-12-15)
    A biographical essay about Mark Zuckerberg on the occasion of his being named 2010 person of the Year by Time Magazine. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Rushe, Dominic; Associated Press (The Guardian, 2020-07-02)
    This article concerns advertisers' boycott of Facebook in an attempt to pressure the company to adopt a stronger position on hate speech appearing on Facebook. According to this article, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and ...
  • Goldman, Emma (Gutenberg.org, 2007)
    A well-known essay by Emma Goldman, here available in both epub and plain text formats. Click on one of the icons below to access the essay.
  • The Art History Archive - Feminist Art (The Art History Archive, 2018)
    This site is part of the Art History Archive (http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/). Its overall mission is to "serve as a library of information about different artistic movements, art groups and specific artists." ...
  • Haigney, Sophie (New York Times, 2018-11-06)
    This article was written on the occasion of an exhibition of Roser's art at the Jewish Museum in New York City. The exhibition, entitled “Martha Rosler: Irrespective,” showcases the art, done in various medums, dating ...
  • Rothstein, Robert A. (Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A brief biography and summary of Martha Schlamme's notable career. Born in Vienna, she came to the United States in 1948, She is known for helping to "popularize Yiddish and international folk songs" and for her interpretations ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2016-01-06)
    A short biography of the Marx Brothers in the Encyclopedia Britannica. Click on the link for access.
  • Dimitar (1972)
    Documentary video narrated by Doon Arbus, daughter of Diane Arbus, with audio tape of classes taught by Arbus. Includes images of Arbus photographs. Click on the link above to access the video.
  • Mazon (MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, 2019)
    MAZON began building relationships with rabbis and synagogues across the country, encouraging them to donate a portion of the cost of life-cycle celebrations (weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, and other joyous ...
  • Wolitzer, Meg (2018)
    Meg Wolitzer homepage, showing the books she has written and listing her upcoming speaking events. Click on the link to access it.
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • Editors, TheFamousPeople.com (TheFamousPeople.com, 2017-11-26)
    "This biography of Michael Bloomberg provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline." Click on the link above to access the bioraphy.

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