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Blog Posts by Subject: Jewish Studies

Women in Translation Month: Yiddish

August is Women in Translation Month. Celebrate Yiddish women writers in English translation with poetry, fiction, memoirs, prayers, and cookbooks from the Library’s collection.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: August 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division.Read More ›

August Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

We've got a selection of engaging author talks coming up this month at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent non-fiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions.Read More ›

July Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

True-crime in New York...cheating Hitler...healthy Jewish cooking...the tainted lives of the children of dictators...the power of imagery...a trip through Provence....the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet...America’s World War II secret...a sequential information memory workshop...the first travel journalist of the '20s and '30s...the life of Lafayette...making good habits matter....the future of LGBT rights.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: July 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: May 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division.Read More ›

May Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

Open source intelligence and counter terrorism; links between jazz and physics; the graphic design process; kosher food in our times; the rise of the political consultant... hear from authors about these topics and more this month.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: April 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Catalog entries for the books can be found by clicking on their covers.Read More ›

Passover Resources, from the Rose Family Seder Books to the Seder Plate

From the beautiful Rose Family Seder Books to preparing a seder plate, the Library has something for everyone. Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: March 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Read More ›

March Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

Join us for an Author @ the Library talk this March at Mid-Manhattan Library to hear distinguished non-fiction authors discuss their work and answer your questions.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: February 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Read More ›

Celebrating African American Jews

In honor of African American History Month, the Dorot Jewish Division celebrates African American Jewish authors and achievements.Read More ›

Voices of Holocaust Survivors: Oral Histories and Personal Narratives

Survivors’ personal stories are a powerful primary source for learning about the Holocaust. Explore the Library’s collection of oral histories, autobiographies, biographies and memoirs of Holocaust survivors.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: January 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Catalog entries for the books can be found by clicking on their covers.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: December 2015

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Read More ›

Landsmanshaftn in New York: A Quick Online Guide

Landsmanshaftn are Jewish community organizations of immigrants from the same city in Eastern or Central Europe. Their documents provide important information for genealogical research.Read More ›

Celebrating Transgender Jews

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, the Dorot Jewish Division celebrates transgender Jews with these inspiring stories and recommended reading.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: November 2015

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Catalog entries for the books can be found by clicking on their covers.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: October 2015

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Catalog entries for the books can be found by clicking on their covers.Read More ›
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