National Museum of American Jewish History
75°08′55″W / 39.950288°N 75.148593°W / 39.950288; -75.148593The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) is a Smithsonian-affiliated museum at 101 South Independence...
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Jewish American literature
Jewish American literature holds an essential place in the literary history of the United States. It encompasses traditions of writing in English, primarily, as well as in other languages, the most im...
Rosalie Abella
Rosalie Silberman Abella, FRSC (born July 1, 1946) is a Canadian jurist. She was appointed in 2004 to the Supreme Court of Canada, becoming the first Jewish woman to sit on the Canadian Supreme Court ...
Galveston Movement
The Galveston Movement, also known as the Galveston Plan, was one immigration assistance program operated by several Jewish organizations between 1907 and 1914. The program worked to divert Jewish imm...
Philadelphia Sphas
The Philadelphia Sphas, also written SPHAs and SPHAS, were a team that competed in the Eastern Basketball League and then the American Basketball League. They played their home games in social halls a...
Freie Arbeiter Stimme
The Freie Arbeiter Stimme (Yiddish: פֿרייע אַרבעטער שטימע; English: The Free Voice of Labor) was the longest-running anarchist periodical in the Yiddish language, founded initially as an Ameri...
Center for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History is a partnership in New York City of five Jewish history, scholarship and art organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck I...
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The Forward
The Jewish Daily Forward (Yiddish: פֿאָרווערטס; Forverts), colloquially called The Forward, is an American newspaper published in New York City for a Jewish-American audience. The publication bega...
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Seagram
The Seagram Company Ltd. was a large corporation headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that was the largest distiller of alcoholic beverages in the world. Toward the end of its independent existe...
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2008 Passover margarine shortage
During the 2008 Passover season, kosher-for-Passover margarine in the United States was short in supply due to several issues, leading to a scramble among kosher consumers to obtain the staple since i...
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Harmonie Club
The Harmonie Club is an exclusive private social club in New York City. Founded in 1852, the venerable club is the second oldest social club in New York. It is located at 4 East 60th Street, in a bu...
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Converso
A converso ([komˈberso]; [kõˈvɛɾsu]; Catalan: convers [kumˈbɛrs], [komˈvɛɾs]; "a convert", from Latin conversvs, "converted, turned around") and its feminine form conversa was a Jew or Muslim who ...
Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League
The Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League to Champion Human Rights, (originally American League for the Defense of Jewish Rights) was founded in 1933 to enact an economic boycott against Nazi Germany. Genera...
Museum of Tolerance
The Museum of Tolerance (MOT), a multimedia museum in Los Angeles, California, United States, is designed to examine racism and prejudice around the world with a strong focus on the history of the Hol...
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National Jewish Welfare Board
The National Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) was formed on April 9, 1917, three days after the United States declared war on Germany, in order to support Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military during World W...
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Archibald Jacob Freiman
Archibald Jacob “Archie” Freiman (June 6, 1880 – June 4, 1944) was a Lithuanian-Canadian Ottawa Jewish businessman and Zionist. According to Bernard Figler, Freiman was the most influential Canadian J...
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Jonas Phillips Levy
Jonas Phillips Levy (1807–1883) was an American merchant and sea captain. Levy was granted the "freedom of the country" by the government of Peru for signal services rendered in the Peruvian Nav...
Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem
Syndicat Northcrest v Amselem [2004] 2 S.C.R. 551 was a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada that attempted to define freedom of religion under the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and s...
Hanukkah bush
A Hanukkah bush is a bush or tree—real or simulated—that some North American Jewish families display in their homes for the duration of Hanukkah. It may, for all intents and purposes, be a Christmas t...
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Louis Singer
Louis M. Singer, K.C., (1885–1959 ) was a Toronto lawyer and the second Jewish candidate to win election to Toronto City Council, the first being Newman Leopold Steiner.Singer was born in Austria in 1...