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Vol. 12 Back Matter Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 12 Table Of Contents Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 12 Front Matter Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Front Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 12 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker

Judaica Librarianship

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Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Z”L, David Hirsch Dec 2006

Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Z”L, David Hirsch

Judaica Librarianship

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Herbert Zafren (1925–2005) Remembrances By David Gilner, Linda Lerman, Menahem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman, Laurel Wolfson, David Gilner, Linda P. Lerman, Menachem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman Dr., Laurel S. Wolfson Dec 2006

Herbert Zafren (1925–2005) Remembrances By David Gilner, Linda Lerman, Menahem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman, Laurel Wolfson, David Gilner, Linda P. Lerman, Menachem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman Dr., Laurel S. Wolfson

Judaica Librarianship

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A Letter From Herbert Zafren To The Jewish Institute Of Religion On Behalf Of The Hapoel Hamizrachi Library, Baltimore, May 1944, Herbert Zafren Dec 2006

A Letter From Herbert Zafren To The Jewish Institute Of Religion On Behalf Of The Hapoel Hamizrachi Library, Baltimore, May 1944, Herbert Zafren

Judaica Librarianship

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Judaica Reference Sources: A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide. 3rd Rev. And Expanded Ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004, Roger S. Kohn Dec 2006

Judaica Reference Sources: A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide. 3rd Rev. And Expanded Ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

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Scatter Of The Literature (2007), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2006

Scatter Of The Literature (2007), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

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Jewish Libraries And Archives In America, Pearl Berger Dec 2006

Jewish Libraries And Archives In America, Pearl Berger

Judaica Librarianship

In celebration of the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Jewish immigration to America, this paper takes a look back and then looks forward, highlighting both achievements and challenges in the realms of Jewish libraries and archives as well as their associated professions. The paper scans the past fifty years, since the tercentenary in 1954, pointing to evidence of much growth and expansion. It then proceeds to discuss areas of development for the future, taking into account opportunities presented by the digital age.


A Chimney On The Canadian Prairies: Yiddish-Language Libraries In Western Canada, 1900 To The Present, Faith Jones Dec 2006

A Chimney On The Canadian Prairies: Yiddish-Language Libraries In Western Canada, 1900 To The Present, Faith Jones

Judaica Librarianship

Yiddish book culture did and does exist in Western Canada, even outside the vibrant Jewish culture of Winnipeg, in communities whose geographic isolation from the Yiddish-speaking centers may seem extreme. Two libraries may serve as examples of the variety of manifestations of Yiddish reading in these localities: the library of the farm community of Edenbridge, Saskatchewan, which may be said to be emblematic of cultural organization in these rural colonies, which existed from before World War I until the 1960s; and the Kirman Library at the Vancouver Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture, itself an unusual example of a Yiddish ...


The First Deinard Collection Of The Library Of Congress, Myron M. Weinstein Dec 2006

The First Deinard Collection Of The Library Of Congress, Myron M. Weinstein

Judaica Librarianship

The extensive Hebraica holdings of the Library of Congress are based on a core collection of nearly 10,000 books and pamphlets that was acquired circa 1912. The “nation’s library” purchased that collection—which included 19 incunabula—from the prolific Hebrew author and bibliographer Ephraim Deinard, with financial support from the businessman and philanthropist Jacob Schiff. It was the first of three Deinard collections acquired by the Library of Congress. This article outlines the negotiations and vividly describes the personalities who made that signal acquisition possible.


The Quest For Excellence In Jewish Children’S Literature, Cheryl Banks, Lisa Silverman Dec 2006

The Quest For Excellence In Jewish Children’S Literature, Cheryl Banks, Lisa Silverman

Judaica Librarianship

When book selectors, book award judges, and reviewers seek to identify excellence in Jewish children’s literature, they must look beyond the accepted criteria for literary and artistic quality. This article discusses that criteria and focuses on the special elements that contribute to excellence in the Jewish content of books for children and teens.


A Library Education Program For Ḥaredi Librarians: Background And Description Of The Program, Shoshana Langerman Dec 2006

A Library Education Program For Ḥaredi Librarians: Background And Description Of The Program, Shoshana Langerman

Judaica Librarianship

The paper describes the author’s experience of establishing the first program for professional education of librarians from the Ḥaredi community in Jerusalem. The paper describes the various problems that the author encountered in establishing the program. The aims of the program are described as well as its curriculum. Some data about the students and the libraries is also included.


Hebrew Manuscripts In The Biblioteca Palatina In Parma: Catalogue (Kitve Ha-Yad Ha-’Ivriyim Be-Sifriyat Ha-Palat.Inah Be-Parmah: K.At.Alog), Edited By Ben- Jamin Richler; Palaeographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arié. Jerusalem: Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Jewish National And Univer- Sity Library, 2001, Roger S. Kohn Dec 2006

Hebrew Manuscripts In The Biblioteca Palatina In Parma: Catalogue (Kitve Ha-Yad Ha-’Ivriyim Be-Sifriyat Ha-Palat.Inah Be-Parmah: K.At.Alog), Edited By Ben- Jamin Richler; Palaeographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arié. Jerusalem: Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Jewish National And Univer- Sity Library, 2001, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 12 Cover Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

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Letters To Miriam Zafren From Leonard Gold And Michael Grunberger, Michael Grunberger Dec 2006

Letters To Miriam Zafren From Leonard Gold And Michael Grunberger, Michael Grunberger

Judaica Librarianship

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Scatter Of The Literature (2006), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2006

Scatter Of The Literature (2006), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

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Bias And The Teachable Moment: Revisiting A Teacher Narrative, Darren Crovitz Dec 2006

Bias And The Teachable Moment: Revisiting A Teacher Narrative, Darren Crovitz

Faculty Publications

Such responsibility may be vital for English teachers, especially, as we strive to establish communities of writers and spaces for critical thinking and conversation. When I sat down to write about this experience, I saw it as an opportunity to discuss a taboo situation and its positive aftermath, with the aim of demonstrating how it might be possible to use such events as points of departure in creating engaging writing assignments.


Achieving Balance In Graduate Programs: Negotiating Best Practices, Dawn Latta Kirby Oct 2006

Achieving Balance In Graduate Programs: Negotiating Best Practices, Dawn Latta Kirby

Faculty Publications

The narrative introduction to the graduate catalogue at the state university where I work probably reads pretty much like the one at your college or university. The program of study for the masters degree specifies that inservice graduate students are to engage in an extensive study of content- related literature, theory, and research. Despite the rhetoric of graduate catalogs, teachers who enter graduate school programs begin their advanced studies, expecting- and sometimes vociferously demanding- coursework that will provide them with a practical framework for teaching English language arts in secondary schools. Their interest in studying theory and research is often ...


The Incorporation Of Communicative Language Teaching Into The Elaboration Of Interactive Software For Esl/Efl Learning, Vladia Borges Jun 2006

The Incorporation Of Communicative Language Teaching Into The Elaboration Of Interactive Software For Esl/Efl Learning, Vladia Borges

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Investigates the extent to which currently available ESL/EFL software programs develop language skills according to the principles of Communicative Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning. An ESL/EFL software evaluation instrument was developed, tested for its reliability and validity, and then used to evaluate fifteen software programs. Results indicated that only two programs incorporated more than seventy percent of the technological, pedagogical, and individualization features associated with the principles of Communicative Language Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning.


Undergraduates' Use Of Mathematics Textbooks, Bret Benesh, Tim Boester, Aaron Weinberg, Eimilie Wiesner Jan 2006

Undergraduates' Use Of Mathematics Textbooks, Bret Benesh, Tim Boester, Aaron Weinberg, Eimilie Wiesner

Mathematics Faculty Publications

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African American Literature: Books To Stoke Dreams, Jane M. Gangi, Aimee Ferguson Jan 2006

African American Literature: Books To Stoke Dreams, Jane M. Gangi, Aimee Ferguson

Education Faculty Publications

In addition to market forces, unconsciously damaging trends in many textbooks for teacher education have resulted in classroom trade book collections that represent children who are primarily white and middle class. While all children—whether from Argentina, Afghanistan, or Algeria—deserve to see themselves and their families in books, the focus of this article is on new publications that depict African Americans.

Teachers who are committed to learning all they can about multicultural literature and culturally and gender relevant pedagogy become agents of change.

Includes significant bibliography of Resources and list of Children’s Literature That Picture Children of African ...


Writer's Workshop: Teaching Students To Own Their Work, Amanda Kaye Naimy Jan 2006

Writer's Workshop: Teaching Students To Own Their Work, Amanda Kaye Naimy

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis shows one way of presenting a writing process to students in conjunction with other writing programs which are mandated to be taught by the school district.


Boys And Literacy: Disengaging From Reading, Barbara Ann Ell Jan 2006

Boys And Literacy: Disengaging From Reading, Barbara Ann Ell

Theses Digitization Project

This quantitative study investigates the disparity that exists between girls and boys and how changes can be implemented to keep boys from disengaging from reading. It examines the reading materials that are available to increase boys' interest in reading and discusses ways in which teachers can develop programs and parents can take action to change boys reading habits. The study employed teacher surveys and student surveys from sixth grade boys in three San Bernardino middle schools.