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  • 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 ...
  • Chiat, Marilyn; Gruber, Samuel; Gurock, Jeffrey; Michels, Tony; Moore, Deborah Dash; Prell, Riv-Ellen; Shandler, Jeffrey; Soyer, Daniel (Museum at Eldridge Street, 2009-01-08)
    Articles about the Lower East Side of New York City from leading Jewish history and preservation scholars, who participated in the Museum at Eldridge Street’s “Academic Angles” lecture series and walking tours. Click on ...
  • AIPAC (AIPAC, 2017)
    The official Web Site of AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee). The date provided is merely the year in which the Web site was first listed here. The site changes constantly, as do many other sites of ...
  • American Jewish Archives (Hebrew Union College Jewish Institue of Religion, 2018)
    The purpose of the American Jewish Archives is to "collect, preserve, and make available for research, materials on the history of Jews and Jewish communities in the Western Hemisphere, including data of a political, ...
  • American Jewish Historical Society (American Jewish Historical Society, 1892)
    "Established in 1892, the mission of the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) is to foster awareness and appreciation of American Jewish heritage and to serve as a national scholarly resource for research through the ...
  • Tighe, Elizabeth; Saxe, Leonard; Magidin de Kramer, Raquel; Parmer, Daniel (Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studiesand Steinhart Social Research Institute, Brandeis University, 2013-09)
    "Socio-demographic studies of the U.S. Jewish population have, over the last several decades, painted a mostly negative portrait, indicating declining size and levels of affiliation. These studies, however, are inherently ...
  • Weisman, Jonathan (New York Times, 2019-01-04)
  • Anti-Defamation League, (ADL) (Anti-Defamation League, 2017)
    This is the official Web Site of the Anti-Defamation League. It is revised on a regular basis. The given for this entry is the date in which it was entered here. Click on the link above to access the site.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hetfield, Mark (The Baltimore Jewish Times, 2013-08-01)
    In July 2013, the Baltimore Jewish Times wrote an editorial advocating for the closure of HIAS, since it was no longer needed for its founding mission of assisting Jewish refugees. Mark Hetfield, the President and CEO of ...
  • Michaelson, Jay (My Jewish Learning, 2018)
    In this article, Rabbi Jay Michaelson discusses the meaning of fasting on Yom Kippur for secular Jews. He writes that even for Jews who do not feel bound by the obligations of Jewish law, fasting has a cathartic effect, ...
  • Jewish Virtual Library (Jewish Virtual Library, 2018)
    Traces the history of Jews in Canada, from the first Jewish settlers in the late 18th century the contemporary Canadian Jewish community. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Brown, Michael (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    In this article, Michael Brown discusses the history of Jewish women in Canada. The story begins in 1738 (before the British conquest), when a Jewish woman, disguised as a male sailor, arrived in Quebec City. At that time, ...
  • Canadian Council for Reform Judaism (2015)
    The homepage of the Canadian Council of Reform Judaism, which represents reform congregations across Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver. Click on the link above to access the web site. See also the entry for The Union ...
  • Canadian Jewish Archives (2011)
    The Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives is a program of the Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA. Located in Montreal, the archive "collects and preserves documentation on all aspects of the Jewish presence in Quebec and ...
  • The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network (2020)
    The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network serves as a portal of databases that relate to Canadian Jewish heritage. A user can search these databases separately. The Network also has its own digital collections, which can be ...
  • Northeastern University (Northeastern University, 2018)
    The Catskills Institute was founded to preserve the legacy of the rich Jewish cultural traditions that developed in the bungalow colonies, summer camps, resorts and hotels in the Catskill region of New York State. This ...
  • 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.
  • Commentary (Commentary, Inc., 1945-11)
    "Since its inception in 1945, and increasingly after it emerged as the flagship of neoconservativism, the magazine has been consistently engaged with several large, interrelated questions: the fate of democracy and of ...

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