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  • Jewish Federations of North America (2020)
    Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is a network of philanthropic Jewish Federations which supports the social welfare, educational and social services needs of the Jewish community. They also respond to the needs ...
  • CHW 
    Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (2020)
    The home page for CHW (Canadian Hadassah-WIZO). Its mission is to support "programs and services for Children, Healthcare and Women in Israel and Canada." Click on the link to visit CHW's home page.
  • Hadassah (2020)
    Hadassah was founded over 100 years ago, predating when women were able to vote in the United States as well as the founding of Israel. Its primary commitment is to "women’s health and well-being, to Israel, and to Jewish ...
  • Hillel (2020)
    The homepage for the student organization, Hillel. Hillel has chapters in over 550 colleges and universities in North America and around the world. Its purpose is to foster Jewish community on college campuses and to ...
  • Levine, David (Hudson Valley, 2019-05-29)
    A brief history and anecdotes about an important part of North American Jewish life in the twentieth century. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Goldscheider, Calvin (contexts, 2003)
    "High rates of intermarriage have become an obsession with Jewish community leaders. They fear the disappearance of Jews in America. But demography is not destiny. The case of the Jews shows one way ethnic communities ...
  • Bryn, Robert; Lenton, Rhona (The Conversation, 2019-03-19)
    The authors discuss the characteristics of the Jewish community in Canada. They note that a shit has been taking place in the way Canadian Jews identify with their Judaism. Canadian Jews, they argue, have been moving "from ...
  • Milken Archive (Miken Archive, 2020)
    The "Milken Archive was founded in 1990 to document, preserve, and disseminate the vast body of music that pertains to the American Jewish experience. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, the Milken Archive has become the ...
  • 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)

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