Archive for December, 2010

U.S. Census Bureau Releases First 2010 Census Counts

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

The Census Bureau released its first set of 2010 Census data on December 21, 2010.  Data includes resident population for the country and states, as well as congressional apportionment totals for each state. Check out the interactive map widget for a historical perspective on apportionments and our nation’s changing population over the past century.  View […]

New books from our faculty

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

ha-Kiyum veha-Zikaron bi-Yetsirot Aharon Apelfeld, Yosef Hayim Brener, uvi-Khetavim Aherim (Existence and Memory in the Writings of Aharon Appelfeld, Yosef Hayyim Brenner, and Other Writings) by Samuel Schneider. Jerusalem : Carmel, 2010. ha-Kiyum veha-Zikaron is the recently published volume by Dr. Samuel Schneider, Associate Professor of Hebrew and Head of the Dept. of Hebrew Language […]

New books from our faculty

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Crown of Aleppo : The Mystery of the Oldest Hebrew Bible Codex, by Hayim Tawil & Bernard Schneider. Jewish Publication Society, 2010. Dr. Hayim Tawil, Professor at Yeshiva College, collaborated with Bernard Schneider, an attorney with an interest in the Hebrew Bible, to tell the story of the Aleppo Codex, the oldest and most authoritative […]

Trending Now on iPOLL (Roper Center)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Some people say the Federal Reserve has too much power and is not accountable to the Congress. Others say it is best to have an independent body that can make unpopular decisions. Do you think the Federal Reserve should be more accountable to Congress or left as an independent body, or should it be abolished […]

Jewish Studies Source

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Jewish Studies Source, a new collection from EBSCO that was just added to the Library’s holdings, offers access to a selection of academic journals, magazines and newsletters of interest.  Some examples are Jewish Telegraphic Agency as far back as 1922, the YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Science, Western States Jewish History, Ars Judaica: the Bar […]