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Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Biography"

Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Biography"

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  • 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 ...
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 2017)
    A brief biography of the Nobel Prize winning scientist, Jonas Salk. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Thompson, Kathleen (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    Brief biography of Adrienne Rich from "Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia" on the website of the Jewish Women's Archive. Includes a bibliography of Rich's poems. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Poetry Foundation (Poetry Foundation, 2012)
    Short biography of poet Adrienne Rich produced by the Poetry Foundation. Includes a bibliography of Rich's poetry. Find links here to a selection of Rich's poetry and articles. Click on the link above to access the biography, ...
  • Academy of American Poets (Academy of American Poets, 2016-08-02)
    On this page you will find a short biography, a selected bibliography and links to three of Adrienne Rich's poems. Click on the link above to access.
  • Einstein, Albert; Nobel Prize Committe (Elsevier Publishing Company, 1967)
    "This autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book series Les Prix Nobel. It was later edited and republished in Nobel Lectures." Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Caplan, Greg (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A biography of the famous and influential photographer, Annie Leibovitz, published in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia by the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Ray, Michael (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2018)
    A Encyclopaedia Britannica biography of Art Speigelman, graphic novelist and Illustrator. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Sherman, Joseph (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 2010-07-13)
    A biography of the writer Sholem Asch in the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. Born in Russian Poland, Asch became an American citizen in 1914. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Ayn Rand 
    Hyman, Paula (editor); Moore, Deborah Dash (editor) (Jewish Virtual Library, 2017)
    A short biography of Ayn Rand. Click on the link above to access it.
  • Moriel, Liora (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biographical article on one of the most influential entertainers of the twentieth century. Click on the link above to access.
  • The Art Story Contributors, edited and revised, with Synopsis and Key Ideas added by Diana Linden (The Art Story, 2018)
    Contains a biographical essay on the life of Ben Shahn, a prominent Jewish American artist. At the bottom of the page there is a set of links to a page from which you can access digital images of some of his his work. ...
  • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 2019-07-04)
    A biography of the great Jazz musician, Benny Goodman by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Kaplan, Marion (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    A brief biographical discussion of the life and major accomplishments of Betty Friedan. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Evers, Stuart (The Guardian, 2008-07-22)
    A short biographical polemic arguing for the continuing importance of Bernard Malamud, whose work earned him both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Curtis, Christopher G.; Raymond, Katrin (The Canadian Encyclopedia, 2011-10-11)
    A short biographical sketch of the Bronfman family in the Canadian Encyclopedia. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Berger, Joseph (The New York Times, 2014-11-30)
    A biographical history of the Barry Sisters, with an emphasis on Claire Barry, the older of the two, on the occasion of her death. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Editors of Encylopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britanica, 2018-07-12)
    Encyclopedia Britannica article with a biography and brief discussion of the films created by the Coen Brothers. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, 2016)
    One of Kaplan’s great granddaughters, Sharon Ann Musher, Ph.D., joined the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College board of governors, faculty, staff and students in sharing memories and thoughts about the legacy of this ...
  • 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 ...

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