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  • Blaff, Ari (Tablet, 2019-05-06)
    This article discusses the 2018 Survey of Jews in Canada (In this collection), and notes that this survey was ignored in the United States. The author notes that, while American Jews have tended to view themselves as the ...
  • Brym, Robert; Neuman, Keith; Lenton, Rhonda (Environics Institute for Survey Research, 2019)
    A survey of Canadian Jews that examines the Canadian Jewish experience.Modeled on the 2013 Pew Survey of American Jews (see the Pew survey in this collection), the Environics Institute for Survey Research looks at "what ...
  • Zeder, Jeri (My Jewish Learning--Reprinted from the Forward, 2006-12-29)
    A brief history of Jewish American summer camps, originally published in the Forward in 2006. Click on the link above to access the article from My Jewish Learning.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Garcia, Sandra E. (New York Times, 2019-04-28)
    An interview with Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein of the Chabad of Poway, where a gunman killed one Jewish congregant and injured many more, including the rabbi. Click on the link above to access.
  • 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 ...
  • Carmy, Shalom, editor; Brody, Shlomo, online editor (Rabbinical Council of America, 2019)
    Published by the Rabbinical Council of America, Tradition is a journal containing articles on a variety of topics from the perspective of Orthodox Judaism. Although the most recent issues can only be read by subscribers, ...
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 2019)
    "The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. As a place of memory, the Museum enables Holocaust survivors to speak through ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle; Whitney, Christa (Yiddish Book Center; You Tube, 2016-02-29)
    A brief excerpt of an interview with Yiddish poet and songwriter, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, in which she reminisces about her childhood experience attending the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul in the Bronx, New York.. This ...
  • Weisman, Jonathan (New York Times, 2019-01-04)
  • Mark, Jonathan (The New York Jewish Week, 2018-05-30)
    An article about the Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center in the Bronx, NY. The Center used to be a Sholem Aleichem Sjule, an after-hours school that taught the Yiddish language and culture, and progressive values. It is currently ...
  • Pinsky, Marian (Museum of Jewish Montreal, 2015)
    The Jewish People's School emerged out of a coalition of Yiddish and Labour Zionits, known as National Radical School, which, in 1918, was renamed the Peretz School. The Jewish Peoples School developed out of debates over ...
  • Petertz Centre (2018)
    Located in Vancouver, BC, the Peretz Centre was founded in 1945 as the Peretz Shule. Its founders were a varied group that included "apolitical persons as well as Labour Zionists, Socialists and Communists, that shared a ...
  • Unknown author (Society for Humanistic Judaism, 2016)
    "The Society for Humanistic Judaism mobilizes people to celebrate Jewish identity and culture consistent with a humanistic philosophy of life independent of a supernatural authority. As the central body for the Humanistic ...
  • Unknown author (Tikkun, 1986)
    "Tikkun began in 1986 in part to address this hunger for love and meaning, and in part as a progressive Jewish alternative to Commentary magazine, pushing back against neoconservatism in the Jewish world and U.S. politics, ...
  • Mosaic 
    Unknown author (Bee.Ideas, LLC, 2013)
    "Launched in June 2013, Mosaic takes a lively, serious, and committed approach to Jewish issues and ideas. The main feature in Mosaic is a full-length monthly essay on an issue or theme of pressing significance for Jews, ...
  • My Jewish Learning (myjewishlearning.com, 2018)
    "My Jewish Learning is all about empowering Jewish discovery for anyone interested in learning more. We offer thousands of articles, videos and other resources to help you navigate all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life — ...
  • Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center (Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center, 2018)
    The Web site of Chabad.org. Click on the link above to access.

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