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...
Seattle Jewish Federation shooting
The Seattle Jewish Federation shooting occurred on July 28, 2006, at around 4:00 p.m. Pacific time, when Naveed Afzal Haq shot six women, one fatally, at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle ...
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Mile End, Montreal
Mile End is a neighbourhood and municipal electoral district in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.Mile End is part of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in terms of Montreal's municipal politics.
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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...
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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Crown Heights riot
The Crown Heights riot was a three-day race riot that occurred from August 19 to August 21, 1991 in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York City. It turned black residents and Orthodox Jewish ...
History of the Jews in the American West
The 19th century saw Jews, like many other people, moving to the American West.Today, California has one of the largest Jewish-American populations at about 1 million, and the state's main Jewish comm...
Jewish-American organized crime
Jewish-American organized crime emerged within the American Jewish community during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It has been referred to variously in media and popular culture as the Jewish...
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Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, formerly the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, is a non-profit Jewish organization based in Jackson, Mississippi that provides a vari...
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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 ...
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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Fairmount Bagel
Fairmount Bagel is a Montreal-style bagel bakery in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on Fairmount Avenue in the Mile End neighbourhood of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough.Opened in 1919 by Russi...
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Je me souviens (2002 film)
Je me souviens is a 2002 documentary film about antisemitism and pro-Nazi sympathies in Quebec during the 1930s through post World War II made by Montreal filmmaker Eric Richard Scott. The title of t...
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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