Jewish American Life

American-Jewish history and culture.

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Anzia Yezierska
Novelist of Jewish immigrants

Emma Goldman
Anarchist and activist

Cynthia Ozick
Novelist and essayist

Saul Bellow
Nobel-laureate novelist

Hank Greenberg
Jewish baseball superstar

Leonard Bernstein
American-Jewish maestro

Bob Dylan
The freewheelin' Robert Zimmerman

Debbie Friedman
Singing unto God

Molly Picon
Star of Yiddish stage and screen

Mel Brooks
Funny because he's Jewish

Woody Allen
The Schlemiel as modern philosopher


Freedom Not to Observe
Religious life in the late 1800s, early 1900s

Counterculture Judaism
The havurah movement & Jewish catalog of the 1960s and '70s

American Orthodoxy, Part 1
From colonial times to World War II

American Orthodoxy, Part 2
Since World War II

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