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Articles with keyword "Jewish Americans"

Illustration of Walter Matthau.

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Getting to the roots of Jewish comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond

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Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.

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Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller

A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.

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A Perfect Fit

How the New York garment industry helped shape American society.

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Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.

Movie star Lauren Bacall

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Hebrew National

Not just Torah and gefilte fish: A new film shows the complexity of life as a Jewish American.

Image of Denver’s dean of cattle buyers, Robert Lazar Miller.

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Jewish Pioneers

A New York program discusses how Jewish settlers shaped the Wild West.