Publications and Presentations of L. E. Levine

(Articles that will appear in the future are listed at the bottom.)

For a chronological listing of Dr. Levine's articles about American Jewish history click on chrono

Updated Monday September 18, 2017 04:50 PM

"Jacob De La Motta: Early American Jewish Medical Pioneer" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 149 The Jewish Press, September 1, 2017. This article may also be read "Jacob De La Motta, M.D.: Early American Jewish Medical Pioneer"

"Rabbi Chaim Hirschensohn, Chief Rabbi Of Hoboken And Environs" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 148 The Jewish Press, August 2, 2017. This article may also be read "Rabbi Chaim Hirschensohn (1857 – 1935) Chief Rabbi of Hoboken and Environs"

"History of the Day School Movement in America (1880 – 1916)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 147 The Jewish Press, July 6, 2017. This article may also be read at "History of the Day School Movement in America (1880-1916)"

"The Early Day School Movement in America (1786 - 1879)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 146 The Jewish Press, May 30, 2017.  This article may also be read at  "History of the Day School Movement in America (1786-1879)"

"The Early Day School Movement in America" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 145 The Jewish Press, May 5, 2017.  This article may also be read at "History of the Day School Movement in America (1654 – 1785)

"Benjamin Koenigsberg, 20th Century Jewish Leader" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 144 The Jewish Press, April 5, 2017.  This article may also be read at "Benjamin (Yissachar Dov) Koenigsberg (1884 – 1975)"

"Myer Myers, Master Colonial Craftsman" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 143 The Jewish Press, March 1, 2017.  This article may also be read at "Myer Myers, Master Colonial Craftsman (1723 -1795)"

"Early History of Jews in Chicago"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 142 The Jewish Press, February  2, 2017.  This article may also be read at   "The Jews of Chicago"

"The First Yeshiva Gedolah in the U.S.?"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 141 The Jewish Press, January  6, 2017.  This article may also be read at "What Was the First Yeshiva Gedolah in America?"

"Jews in Europe Do Not Come to America!"   Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 140 The Jewish Press, December 2, 2016.  This article may also be read at "Jews in Europe Do Not Come to America!

"Rabbi Moshe Weinberger: Critic of Jewish Life in America" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 139 The Jewish Press, November 4, 2016.  This article may also be read at "Rabbi Moshe Weinberger (1854 - 1940)

"The Influence of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in America Part II"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 138 The Jewish Press, October 6, 2016.  This article may also be read at "The Influence of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in America II

"The Influence of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in America Part I"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 137 The Jewish Press, September 2, 2016.  This article may also be read at "The Influence of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in America I"

"Rav Shimon Schwab: Values and Views" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 136 The Jewish Press, August 5, 2016.  This article may also be read at "Rav Shimon Schwab, ZT"L (1908 - 1995) Part V The Man and His Views"

"The Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 135 The Jewish Press, July 1, 2016.  This article may also be read at "The Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902"

"Brooklyn Yeshivas in the 1930s (Part II)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 134 The Jewish Press, June 3, 2016.  This article may also be read at "Brooklyn Yeshivas Circa 1937 II"

"Brooklyn Yeshivas in the 1930s (Part I)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 133 The Jewish Press, May 5, 2016.  This article may also be read at Brooklyn Yeshivas Circa 1937 I"

"Joseph Rodriguez Brandon, Activist Lawyer (1828 - 1916)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 132 The Jewish Press, April 1, 2016.  This article may also be read at Joseph Rodriguez Brandon, Activist Lawyer (1828 - 1916).

"The Life of Rav Shimon Schwab (Fourth of Four Parts)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 131 The Jewish Press, March 3, 2016.  This article may also be read at  "Rav Shimon Schwab, ZT"L (1908 -1995) Part IV"

"The Life of Rav Shimon Schwab (Part III) Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 130 The Jewish Press, February  5, 2016.  This article may also be read at "Rav Shimon Schwab, ZT"L (1908 -1995) Part III Saving Lives Shearith Israel

"The Life of Rav Shimon Schwab (Part II) Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 129 The Jewish Press, January  1, 2016.

"The Life of Rav Shimon Schwab (Part I) Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 128 The Jewish Press, December 4, 2015.

"Rabbi Dr. Bernard (Yissachar Dov) Illowy (Part II)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 127 The Jewish Press, November 6, 2015. This article may also be read at "Rabbi Dr. Bernard (Yissachar Dov) Illowy (1814 – 1871) II"

"Rabbi Dr. Bernard (Yissachar Dov) Illowy (Part I)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 126 The Jewish Press, October 2, 2015. This article may also be read at "Rabbi Dr. Bernard (Yissachar Dov) Illowy (1814 – 1871) I"

"The Malach" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 125 The Jewish Press, August 7, 2015, pages 36 & 46. This article may also be read at "The Malach"

"The Proposed Touro Monument and Rav S. R. Hirsch" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 124 The Jewish Press, July  3, 2015, page 33. This article may also be read at "The Proposed Touro Monument and Rav S.R. Hirsch"

"The Proposed Touro Monument (Part I)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 123 The Jewish Press, June  4, 2015, pages 25 & 50. This article may also be read at "The Proposed Touro Monument "

"Dr. Aaron Friedenwald:  19th Century Orthodox  Physician (Part II)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 122 The Jewish Press, May  1, 2015, pages 28 & 46. This article may also be read at "Dr. Aaron Friedenwald Part II (1836 -1902)"  

"Dr. Aaron Friedenwald: 19th Century Orthodox Physician (Part I)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 121 The Jewish Press, April 3, 2015, pages 44 & 45. This article may also be read at "Dr. Aaron Friedenwald Part I (1836 - 1902)"

"Jonas Friedenwald: Pillar Of Orthodoxy In 19th Century Baltimore"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 120 The Jewish Press, March 6, 2015, pages 43 & 56. This article may also be read at "Jonas Friedenwald of Baltimore (1802 - 1893)"

"The Obligation to Support a Family The Jewish Press, February 18, 2015, front page.

"The American Indian: Descended From The Ten Lost Tribes? (Part II)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 119 The Jewish Press, February 4, 2015, pages 38 & 48. This article may also be read at "Is the American Indian Descended From the Ten Lost Tribes - II"

"Letters From Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah; The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim"  Book Review  The Jewish Press, January 23, 2015

"The American Indian: Descended From The Ten Lost Tribes? (Part I)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 118 The Jewish Press, January 2, 2015, page 26. This article may also be read at "Is the American Indian Descended From the Ten Lost Tribes - I"

"A Jewish Calendar for Fifty Years"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 117 The Jewish Press,  December 4, 2014, pages 16 & 18. This article may also be read at "A Jewish Calendar for Fifty Years"

"Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 116 The Jewish Press,  November 4, 2014, pages 28 & 46. This article may also be read at "Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo

"Israel Rokeach, Manufacturer and Philanthropist" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 115 The Jewish Press,  October 3, 2014, pages 66 & 67. This article may also be read at "Israel Rokeach (1841 – 1933): Founder of I Rokeach & Sons"

"Jonas Phillips: Orthodox Colonial Jewish Businessman II" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 114 The Jewish Press,  September 5, 2014, pages 30 & 32. This article may also be read at "Jonas Phillips: Orthodox Colonial Jewish Businessman II"

"Jonas Phillips: Orthodox Colonial Jewish Businessman I" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 113 The Jewish Press,  August 1, 2014, pages 26 & 46. This article may also be read at "Jonas Phillips: Orthodox Colonial Jewish Businessman I"

"Gershom Mendes Seixas, American Patriot (Part III)"   Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 112 The Jewish Press,  July 4, 2014, page 24. This article may also be read at "Gershom Mendes Seixas: America’s Patriot Hazzan III"

"Gershom Mendes Seixas, American Patriot (Part Two)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 111 The Jewish Press,  June 6, 2014, pages 28 & 60. This article may also be read at "Gershom Mendes Seixas: America’s Patriot Hazzan II"

"Gershom Mendes Seixas: America’s Patriot Hazzan I"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 110 The Jewish Press,  May 2, 2014, pages 23 & 42. This article may also be read at "Gershom Mendes Seixas: America’s Patriot Hazzan I"

"Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America (Part III)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 109 The Jewish Press,  April 4, 2014, pages 73 & 75. This article may also be read at "Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America III"

"More on Let's Stop Relying on Rav Alleh"  Letter to the Editor of The Flatbush Jewish Journal, March 20. 2014, pages 48 & 49.

"Let's Stop Relying on Rav Alleh"  Letter to the Editor of The Flatbush Jewish Journal, March 6. 2014, pages 66 & 67.

"Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America (Part II)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 108 The Jewish Press,  March 7, 2014, pages 70 & 71. This article may also be read at "Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America II"

"Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America (Part I)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 107 The Jewish Press,  February 7, 2014, pages 13 & 69. This article may also be read at "Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America I"

"Plea for Normalcy and Balance" The Flatbush Jewish Journal, January 9, 2014, page 4.  

"Adolphus S. Solomons: A Founder of the American Red Cross" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 106 The Jewish Press,  January 3, 2014, pages 23 & 60. This article may also be read at "Adolphus S. Solomons: A Founder of the American Red Cross"

"Adolphus S. Solomons: Friend of President Lincoln" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 105 The Jewish Press,  December 6, 2013, pages 23 & 25. This article may also be read at "Adolphus S. Solomons: Friend of President Abraham Lincoln

"Adolphus S. Solomons: Forgotten 19th Century Communal Activist" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 104 The Jewish Press,  November 1, 2013, pages 21 & 42. This article may also be read at "Adolphus S. Solomons: Forgotten 19th Century Communal Activist"

"Dr. D. Peixotto and the New York Cholera Epidemic of 1832" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 103 The Jewish Press,  October 4, 2013, pages 29 & 38.  This article may also be read at "Dr. D. Peixotto and the New York Cholera Epidemic of 1832"

"Rev. H. P. Mendes - Safeguarding Orthodox Judaism Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 102 The Jewish Press,  September 6, 2013, pages 82 & 83.  This article may also be read at "Reverend Henry Pereira Mendes III"

"Rev. Henry Pereira Mendes: Man of Chesed" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 101 The Jewish Press,  August 2, 2013, pages 30 & 31.  This article may also be read at "Reverend Henry Pereira Mendes - Man of Chesed II"

"Reverend Henry Pereira Mendes: Orthodox Stalwart (Part I)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 100 The Jewish Press,  July 5, 2013, pages 46 & 55.  This article may also be read at "Reverend Henry Pereira Mendes I"

"Manuel Josephson, Orthodox American Patriot" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 99 The Jewish Press,  June 7, 2013, pages 52 & 56.   This article may also be read at "Manuel Josephson's Congregational Petition and Letter to George Washington"

"Manuel Josephson - A Learned Eighteenth Century Jew" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 98 The Jewish Press,  May 3, 2013, pages 51 & 58.   This article may also be read at "Manuel Josephson - Eighteenth Century Learned Jew"

"Sabato Morais – Forgotten Nineteenth Century Advocate for Orthodoxy II"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 97 The Jewish Press,  April 5, 2013, pages 24 & 38.   This article may also be read at "Sabato Morais – Forgotten Nineteenth Century Advocate for Orthodoxy II

"Stuffed Cabbage Sunday"  Letter to the Jewish Press Magazine March 22, 2013, page 2.

"Sabato Morais – Forgotten Nineteenth Century Advocate for Orthodoxy I"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 96 The Jewish Press,  March 1, 2013, pages 56 & 68.   This article may also be read at "Sabato Morais – Forgotten Nineteenth Century Advocate for Orthodoxy I"

"A Special Flag for Abraham Lincoln" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 95 The Jewish Press,  February 1, 2013, pages 57 & 61.   This article may also be read at "A Special Flag for Abraham Lincoln"

"Preserving Baltimore's First Synagogue II"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 94 The Jewish Press,  January 4, 2013, pages 13 & 27.   This article may also be read at "Preserving Baltimore's First Synagogue II"

"Preserving Baltimore's First Synagogue (Part I)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 93  The Jewish Press,  December 7, 2012, pages 15 & 19.   This article may also be read at "Preserving Baltimore's First Synagogue I"

"The Hays Family of Westchester County" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 92 The Jewish Press,  November 2, 2012, pages 33 & 38.   This article may also be read at "The Hays Family of Westchester County"

Abraham Rice: The First Rabbi in America   Where What When, a monthly Orthodox magazine in Baltimore, September 2012 pages 28 -39. This article may also be read at "Abraham Rice: The First Rabbi in America

"Moses Raphael Levy – Wealthy Colonial Jewish Merchant" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 91 The Jewish Press,  October 5, 2012, pages 30 & 48.   This article may also be read at    "Moses Raphael Levy – Wealthy Colonial Jewish Merchant"

"Reverend Samuel Myer Isaacs – Champion of Orthodoxy II"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 90 The Jewish Press,  September 7, 2012, pages 33 & 61.   This article may also be read at "Reverend Samuel Myer Isaacs – Champion of Orthodoxy II"

"Reverend Samuel Myer Isaacs – Champion of Orthodoxy I"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 89 The Jewish Press,  August 3, 2012, pages 52 & 68.   This article may also be read at "Reverend Samuel Myer Isaacs – Champion of Orthodoxy I"

"Henry Solomon Hendricks"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 88 The Jewish Press,  July 6, 2012, pages 54 & 55.  This article may also be read at "Henry S Hendricks"

"A Jewish Father’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 87 The Jewish Press,  June 1, 2012, pages 33 & 66. This article may also be read at "A Jewish Father’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln"

"Henry S. and Benjamin H. Hartogensis" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 86  The Jewish Press,  May 2, 2012, pages 11 & 76. This article may also be read at Henry S. and Benjamin H. Hartogensis

"The Jews of Washington During the Civil War"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 85  The Jewish Press,  April 6, 2012, pages 14 & 19.  This article may also be read at The Jews of Washington, D.C. During the Civil War

"The Early Jewish Settlement of Texas" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 84  The Jewish Press,  March 2, 2012, pages 68 & 72.  This article may also be read at The Early Jewish Settlement of Texas"

"Reverend Arnold Fischel Unsung Hero" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 83  The Jewish Press,  February 3, 2012, pages 51 & 58.  This article may also be read at Reverend Arnold Fischel Unsung Hero

"In Loving Memory of Avi LevineThe Jewish Press, January 6, 2012, page 66.

"The Jewish Chaplaincy Controversy  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 82  The Jewish Press,  January 6, 2012, pages 52 & 53.  This article may also be read at The Chaplaincy Controversy  and at Jewish Chaplaincy Controversy

"Jewish Education in America Circa 1870" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 81 The Jewish Press,  December 2, 2011, pages 35 & 37.  This article may also be read at   "Jewish Education in America Circa 1870" and at  "Jewish Education in America Circa 1870"

"American Jewry and the Damascus Blood Libel of 1840"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 80 The Jewish Press,  November 4, 2011, pages 21 & 54.  This article may also be read at "American Jewry and the Damascus Blood Libel of 1840"

"Bilhah Abigail Franks: Early American Jewish Matriarch"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 79 The Jewish Press,  October 7, 2011, pages 24 & 26. This article may also be read at "Bilhah Abigail Franks (1696 - 1756)"

"The Founding of Mount Sinai Hospital"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 78 The Jewish Press,  September 2, 2011, pages 20 & 69. This article may also be read at The Founding of Mount Sinai Hospital

"Sampson Simson Eccentric Orthodox Philanthropist"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 77 The Jewish Press,  August 5, 2011, pages 14 & 71. This article may also be read at Sampson Simson Eccentric Orthodox Philanthropist

"Lost To Orthodoxy: The Fate of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation"  The Jewish Press,  July 22, 2011, pages 1 & 86. This article may also be read at "History of the Baltimore Hebrew CongregationLetters to the Editor published on 7/29/2011 about this article.

"Rabbi Abraham Joseph Ash: Strengthening Orthodoxy In Nineteenth-Century America" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 76  The Jewish Press,  July 1, 2011, pages 26 & 52. This article may also be read at Rabbi Abraham Joseph Ash (1813 - 1887

"Medical Drama: Why We Call Aaron a VunderkindInyan: Hamodia Weekly Magazine, June 15, 2011, pages 28 - 29.

"Nineteenth-Century Sabbath Observance" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 75  The Jewish Press,  June 3, 2011, page 18. This article may also be read at Sabbath Observance During the Nineteenth Century

"In Memoriam - Recollections of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine"  A shorter version of this article appeared on page 80 of The Jewish Press on May 27, 2011 and may be read at Recollections

"Nineteenth-Century Bris Milah Observance" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 74 The Jewish Press,  May 6, 2011, pages 15 & 84. This article may also be read at Bris Milah Observance During  the Nineteenth Century

 "Nineteenth-Century Kashrus Observance" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 73 The Jewish Press,  April 1, 2011, pages 36 & 60. This article may also be read at Kashrus Observance During the Nineteenth Century

"Sixty-Five Years And Four Generations The Jewish Press,  March 16, 2011, page 39.

"Jews and the Maryland "Toleration" Act" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 72 The Jewish Press,  March 4, 2011, pages 23 & 68. This article may also be read at "Jews and the Maryland "Toleration" Act"

"The Controversial Mordecai Moses Mordecai" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 71 The Jewish Press,  February 4, 2011, pages 24 & 71. This article may also be read at The Controversial Mordecai Moses Mordecai

"James Logan - Gentile American Hebrew Scholar" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 70 The Jewish Press,  January 7, 2011, pages 15 & 76. This article may also be read a James Logan - Gentile American Hebrew Scholar

"Reverend Abraham de Sola: Scholar Extraordinaire" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 69.  The Jewish Press,  December 3, 2010, pages 26 & 92. This article may also be read at "Reverend Abraham de Sola (1825 - 1882)"

"A Non-Jew's 1841 Impressions of Shearith Israel"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 68. The Jewish Press,  November 5, 2010, pages 18 & 73. This article may also be read at A Gentile’s 1841 Impressions of Shearith Israel

The "Holy" Stones Found Near Newark, Ohio This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum on October20, 2010. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: Stones and mp3 format Stones.  This talk is about 33 minutes long.  The pictures referred to in the talk are at Pictures of "Holy" Stones.

"Intermarriage Circa 1918"   OP Ed The Jewish Press,  October 20, 2010, page 8.

"Dr. Samuel Nunez's Escape from the InquisitionThe Hamodia  October 10, 2010, page C7.

"Dr. Simeon Abrahams: More Than A Footnote" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 67 The Jewish Press,  October 1, 2010, pages 16 & 65.  This article may also be read at Dr. Simeon Abrahams (1810 - 1867)

"Chazzan Jacques Judah Lyons: Early American Congregational Leader" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 66 The Jewish Press,  September 3, 2010, pages 16 & 99.  This article may also be read at Chazzan Jacques Judah Lyons (1813 - 1877)

"Dr. Aaron Friedenwald, z"l" The Hamodia  August 11, 2010, page C10.

Maintaining Orthodoxy in the New World Lecture 3  to be presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on August 7, 2010.

"Jacob da Silva Solis - Advocate for Orthodox Judaism" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 65 The Jewish Press,  August 6, 2010, pages 24 & 72.  This article may also be read at Jacob da Silva Solis - Advocate for Orthodox Judaism

An Early Askan: Mr. Jonas Friedenwald, z"l,  of Baltimore The Hamodia  August 4, 2010, page C7.

"Aseres Hashevatim: In America?" Kolmus, The Journal of Torah and  Jewish Thought  (Mishpacha #12 )  Elul 5770 (August 4, 2010).  A different version of this article that contains quotes from original sources may be read at "The 'Holy' Stones Found Near Newark, Ohio"

Maintaining Orthodoxy in the New World Lecture 3 presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on August 7, 2010.

Maintaining Orthodoxy in the New World Lecture 2  presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on July 24, 2010.

Maintaining Orthodoxy in the New World Lecture 1  presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on July 10, 2010.

Some Thoughts About Kashrus presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on July 3, 2010.

"The Case of the Charleston Synagogue Organ"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 64 The Jewish Press,  July 2, 2010, pages 21 & 72.  This article may also be read at The Charleston, SC Synagogue Organ Case

"The Six Rabbis Whom Reverend Ezra Stiles MetThe Hamodia  June 30, 2010, pages C8 & C9.

"More on Volcanos and Miracles" Letter to the Editor of the Hamodia Magazine June 16, 2010, page 5.

"The Reform Movement Comes to Charleston" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 63 The Jewish Press,  June 4, 2010, pages 21 & 72. This article may also be read at "The Beginnings of the Reform Movement in Charleston, SC"

"The Early Jewish Community of Charleston, SC"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 62 The Jewish Press,  May 7, 2010, page 16. This article may also be read at The Early Jewish Community of Charleston, SC

"Colonial Jewish Businesswomen" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 61 The Jewish Press,  April 2, 2010, pages 17 & 68.  This article may also be read at "Colonial Jewish Businesswomen"

"Early Haitian Jewish History" The Hamodia March 10, 2010, pages C6 & C7.  This article may also be read at "Early Haitian Jewish History"

"Building And Dedication Of The Newport Touro Synagogue" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 60 The Jewish Press,  March 3, 2010, pages 35 & 43.  This article may also be read at Touro Synagogue.

Jewish Agricultural Colonies in America: An Experiment That Went Terribly Wrong  This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum on February 24, 2010. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: Colonies and mp3 format Colonies.  This talk is about 48 minutes long.

"The Jews of China The Hamodia February 10, 2010, pages C4 & C5.

"Ezra Stiles and the Jews of Newport" Glimpses Into American Jewish History  Part 59 The Jewish Press,  February 5, 2010, pages 31 & 80.  This article may also be read at Stiles.

"Jewish Colonial Farming in America: An Experiment That Went Terribly Wrong"  The Hamodia Magazine, February 3, 2009 pages  20 - 25.  Article

"Rav Zalman Levine, ZT"L"  Letter to the Editor of The Hamodia Magazine, January 20, 2010, page 5.

"Renaissance Rabbi" The Jewish Press,  January 15, 2010, page 1.  This article may also be read at "A Renaissance Rabbi

"The Proposed Touro Monument and Rav S. R. Hirsch" The Yated Ne'eman January 8, 2010, pages 38 - 40. This article may also be read at "The Proposed Touro Monument and Rav S. R. Hirsch"

"The Early Jewish Settlement Of Newport"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 58. The Jewish Press,  January 1, 2010, pages 28 & 72. This article can also be read at The Early Jewish Settlement of Newport, RI

"The First Rabbi in America Part II" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 57. The Jewish Press,  December 4, 2009, pages 32 & 84. This article can also be read at "Abraham Rice: The First Rabbi in America - Part II"

"Baltimore Clarifications" Letter to the Editor of The Hamodia Magazine, November 25, 2009 page 3.

"The First Rabbi in America" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 56. The Jewish Press,  November 6, 2009, pages 59 & 76. This article can also be read at "Abraham Rice: The First Rabbi in America - Part I"

"(The) Reverend Ezra Stiles and the Jews of Newport, RI" This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum on October 14, 2009. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: Newport and mp3 format Newport.  This talk is about 48 minutes long.

"Mordecai Sheftall - Revolutionary War Patriot" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 55. The Jewish Press,  October 2, 2009, pages 54 & 72. This article can also be read at "Colonel Mordecai Sheftall - Revolutionary War Patriot

"The Massena, NY Blood Libel" Talk given at the Flatbush Ladies Group on 9/5/09

"Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer (Part III)"  Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part 54. The Jewish Press,  September 4, 2009, pages 26 & 72. This article can also be read at "Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer (1878 – 1938) III

"Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808 – 1888)" Talk given at the Flatbush Ladies Group on 8/22/09

"Letter to the Editor - Rabbi Papermaster ArticlesThe Hamodia August 19, 2009, page D35

"Postscript to the Hebron Massacre Revisited" The Hamodia August 19, 2009, page B18.  Excerpts from this article may be read at Hebron.

"Some Baltimore Jewish History"  Talk given at the Flatbush Ladies Group on 8/15/09

"Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer (Part II)" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 53. The Jewish Press,  August 7, 2009, pages 26 & 68. This article can also be read at "Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer (1878 – 1938) II"

"Rabbi Binyamin Papermaster, Forty-Three Years as a Rav In North Dakota,  Part III" The Hamodia July 29, 2009, pages C8 & C30. This article may also be read at "Maintaining Yiddishkeit on the Prairie"

"Rabbi Binyamin Papermaster, Forty-Three Years as a Rav in North Dakota, Part IIThe Hamodia July 22, 2009, page C8. This article may also be read at R_Papermaster - II.

"Rabbi Avraham Rice - The First Rov in North America"  Talk given at Congregation B'nei Shlomo Zalman on 7/18/2009  

"Rabbi Binyamin Papermaster, Forty-Three Years as a Rav in North Dakota, Part IThe Hamodia July 15, 2009, page C6. This article may also be read at R_Papermaster - I.

"Sanctification or Desecration" The Jewish Press, July 10, 2009, page 1. This article may also be read at "Kiddush Hashem".

"Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer: Early 20th Century Wordsmith" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 52. The Jewish Press,  July 3, 2009, page 26. This article can also be read at Rabbi Simon Joshua Glazer (1878 – 1938) I

Interview on Radio Show Awake, Alive, and Jewish, June 28, 2009 about "Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Shneersohn, The Rabbi Who Met President Ulysses S. Grant." This interview is about 17 minutes long and my be listened to in two formats -  MP3 Format  or WMA Format.

"The Jerusalem Rabbi Who Met President Ulysses S. Grant"  The Hamodia June 10, 2009, pages C30 & C31. This article may also be read at Schneersohn .

"Early Jewish Religious Observance In New York" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 51. The Jewish Press,  June 5, 2009, pages 26 & 68. This article can also be read at Early Jewish Religious Observance in New York

"N. Taylor Phillips: Scion Of One Of America's First Jewish Families" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 50. The Jewish Press, May 1, 2009, pages 23 & 60. This article can also be read at N. Taylor Phillips (1868 - 1955)

"Setting Limits" Letter to the Editor of the Hamodia Magazine, April 29, 2009, page 3.

"Naphtali and Josephine Phillips" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 49. The Jewish Press, April 3, 2009, pages 60 & 80. This article can also be read at Naphtali and Josephine Phillips

"Orthodoxy, Then and Now" The Jewish Press, March 18, 2009, page 1. This article may also be read at "Orthodoxy - Then and Now"  This article generated considerable response. The Letters to the Editor of the Jewish Press that appeared in the 3/27 issue are at  Letters

"Rabbi Jacob Joseph: New York's First Chief Rabbi" This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum on March 4, 2009. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: RJJ and mp3 format RJJ.  This talk is about 43 minutes long.

"Orthodoxy in the 'Wild West': Samuel Abraham and Miriam Kobey" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 48. The Jewish Press, March 6, 2009, pages 35 & 84. This article can also be read at "Abraham and Miriam Kobey"

"Kivrei Tzaddikim" Letter to the Editor of the Hamodia Magazine, February 18, 2009, page 3.

"Gershom Kursheedt and Sir Moses Montefiore" Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 47. The Jewish Press, February 6, 2009, pages 27 & 64. This article can also be read at "Gershom Kursheedt and Sir Moses Montefiore"

"The Man Who Brought Judah Touro Back To Judaism The Jewish Press, January 2, 2009, pages 34 & 64.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 46. The article can also be read at "Gershom Kursheedt and Judah Touro’s Return to Judaism"

"Marking a Milestone" The Yated Ne'eman December 26, 2008 page 122.

"Dinner Marks Completion of Publication of English Edition of Hirsch Chumash The Hamodia December 24, 2008, page C32.

"Much More Than Chairs" The Hamodia Readers' Forum December 17, 2008, page C36.

"Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch and America – an Historical View" The World of Hirschian Teachings, An Anthology on the Hirsch Chumash and the Hashkafa of Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch, Published for the Rabbi Dr. Joseph Breuer Foundation, Feldheim, 2008. This article may also be read at " Hirsch and America – an Historical View"

 "Judah Touro: Legendary Philanthropist" The Jewish Press, December 5, 2008, pages 58 & 72.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 45. The article can also be read at "Judah Touro (1775 – 1854)"

"More about Dr. Moller" Your Voice, The Hamodia Magazine, November 26, 2008, page 3.

"Kashrus in New York: 1654 - 1812" The Hamodia November 12, 2008, page C4. This article may also be read at Kashrus in New York: 1654 - 1812  

"An American Blood Libel - It Did Happen Here" This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum, November 5, 2008. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: Massena and mp3 format Massena.

"Was the 'Rabbi' Really a Missionary?" The Jewish Press, November 7, 2008, pages 43 & 51.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 44. The article can also be read at "Was the Rabbi Really a Missionary?"

"Correction About Article on Reb Shraga Feivel, ZT"L" Your Voice, The Hamodia Magazine, October 29, 2008, page 3.

"The Hirsch Chumash, Shabbos Morning, and Partners in Torah" Mitteilungen, Journal of K'hal Adath Jeshurun, Volume XVI, Fall 2008, Rosh Hashono 5769, pages 25 - 31.

"An American Blood Libel - It did Happen!" The Hamodia October 7, 2008, pages C6 & C7. This article may also be read at "An American Blood Libel – It Did Happen!"

"Bringing Torah Education to Baltimore" The Jewish Press, October 3, 2008, pages 57 & 75.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 43. The article can also be read at Rabbi Abraham Nachman Schwartz (1871 – 1937)

"Addendum to Chalav Yisroel in America"  Letter to the Editor of The Hamodia Magazine September 24, 2008, page 3.

"Rebbetzin Chana Ettel Miller, a"h" The Hamodia September 24, 2008, page C35. This article may also be read at "An Interview with Rebbetzin Chana Etel Miller, A"H"

"The Founding of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School The Jewish Press, September 5, 2008, pages 26 & 66.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 42. The article can also be read at  "The Founding of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School"

"What Was the First Yeshiva Gedolah in America?" The Hamodia August 20, 2008, page C22. This article may also be read at What Was the First Yeshiva Gedolah in America?

Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Sneersohn (1833 - 1881) Talk given on August 16, 2008 at Congregation Bnai Shloime Zalman.

"Jews in Europe, Do Not Come to America!" The Hamodia August 13, 2008, page C 20. This article may also be read at Jews in Europe Do Not Come to America!

"Rabbi Moshe Weinberger (1854 - 1940)" The Hamodia August 6, 2008, page C26. This article may also be read at Rabbi Moshe Weinberger (1854 – 1940).

"The Character of Rabbi Jacob Joseph"   The Jewish Press, August 1, 2008, pages 46 & 56.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 41. The article can also be read at "The Character of Rabbi Jacob Joseph"

"If You Don't Learn, You Will Grow Up to Be a Dummy" The Hamodia July 23, 2008, page C28.

"The Chief Rabbi's Funeral The Jewish Press, July 4, 2008, pages 26 & 62.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 40. The article can also be read at "The Chief Rabbi's Funeral"

"The Chief Rabbi Encounters Opposition" The Jewish Press, June 4, 2008, pages 39 & 67.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 39. The article can also be read at "The Chief Rabbi Encounters Opposition"

"Failed Experiment: New York's Only Chief Rabbi" The Jewish Press, May 30, 2008, page 1.  The article can also be read at "Rabbi Jacob Joseph, Chief Rabbi of New York"

"Using American Jewish History as a Vehicle for Strengthening Yahadus" Presentation made at the Torah Umesorah Convention on May 18, 2008.

"The Founding of Yeshiva Etz Chaim" The Jewish Press, May 2, 2008, pages 48 - 49. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 38.  This article may also be read at Part 38

"In the Clutches of the Inquisition" The Jewish Press, April 11, 2008, page 1.  This article may also be read at "Luis de Carvajal, Jr.: In the Clutches of the Inquisition"

The Inquisition in Mexico: This lecture was delivered at the Stevens Humanities Forum, April 2, 2008. It is available in two formats: Windows Media format: Talk  Q&A and mp3 format Talk  Q&A .

"Rabbi Moshe Meir Matlin, Torah Education Pioneer in America" The Jewish Press, April 4, 2008, pages 42 & 91. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 37.  This article may also be read at Part 37

"Name Withheld" The Hamodia 10th Anniversary Magazine  March 2008, page 83.

"General Grant's Expulsion of the Jews" The Jewish Press, March 5, 2008, pages 34 - 35. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 36.  This article may also be read at Part 36

"The Concert Was Cancelled. Where Do We Go From Here?"  Opinion, The Hamodia March 5, 2008, page D33.

"Rav Shimon Schwab, ZT"L: Recollections of His Years in Baltimore" The Hamodia Magazine, February 20, 2008, pages 12 - 17.

Maintaining Orthodoxy in the New World: Four lectures given at the Young Israel of Avenue J on 2/13/08, 2/22/08, 2/27/08 and 3/7/08.

"Moses and Daniel PeixottoThe Jewish Press, February 1, 2008, pages 30 & 66. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 35.  This article may also be read at Part 35.

"Forty Years as Rav of Baltimore's Congregation Shearith Israel The Jewish Press, January 4, 2008, pages 25 & 79. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 34.  This article may also be read at Part 34.

"Rabbi Schepschel Schaffer: Early Years of an Orthodox Activist" The Jewish Press, December 30, 2007, page 1. This article may also be read at Schaffer.

"Why Can't Yankel Read, Write and Do Arithmetic?" Lecture delivered at the Talmud Torah of Flatbush on 12/26/07 (53 minutes, Windows Media Format). Questions and Answers (23 minutes, Windows Media Format)  Lecture in mp3 format. Questions in mp3 format.

"Jews and the Sunday Laws" The Jewish Press, December 7, 2007, page 43. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 33.  This article may also be read at Part 33.

"Alfred Mordecai's Agonizing Decision" The Jewish Press, November 5, 2007, pages 32 & 56. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 32.  This article may also be read at Part 32.

"American Jewish History 101: Things most people never learn in school" This talk was delivered at the  Stevens Faculty Forum on 10/17/07. The link at the beginning is in Windows Media audio format. The following link is in mp3 format. History 101. Th1s talk is approximately 50 minutes long.

"Columbus Day 1892 and the Jews of New York" The Jewish Press, October 5, 2007, pages 36 & 78.Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 31.  This article may also be read at Part 31.

"From Quaker to Shaker to Orthodox Jew" The Jewish Press, September 25, 2007, page 1. This article may also be read at "Cresson."

"The Jews of Martinique and Guadeloupe" The Jewish Press, September  7, 2007, pages 67 & 87. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 30. This article may also be read at Part 30.

"American Victims of the 1929 Hebron Massacre" The Jewish Press, August 24, 2007, page 1. This article may also be read at "Hebron Massacre."

"The rise and demise of the Jewish Community of St. Eustatius" The St. Maarten Daily Herald Weekender, August 11, 2007, page 6.

"The Jewish Community of St. Eustatius" The Jewish Press, August  3, 2007, pages 21 & 72. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 29. This article may also be read at Part 29.

"The Difference Between 'Non-Jewish' and 'Un-Jewish'" The Jewish Press, July 25, 2007, page 1. This article may also be read at "Just Because It Is Jewish Does Not Make It Kosher, But Not Everything That Is Gentile Is Treif"  It was written in response to "Just Because It's Jewish Does Not Mean That It's Kosher".

"The Inquisition in Mexico" This talk was given at Congregation Bnai Shloime Zalman on 7/28/07.

"Burned Alive at the Stake" The Yated Ne'eman, July 13, 2007, pages 40 - 41.

Shalom USA Radio Interview 7/8/07. This link is in Windows Media format. For an mp3 version of this interview click on Interview.

"David Mendes and Zipporah Nunes Machado" The Jewish Press, July  6, 2007, pages 32 & 69. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 28. This article may also be read at Part 28 .

"Warder Cresson: From Quaker to Shaker to Orthodox Jew" This talk was given at the Boro Park Y Senior Citizens Center on July 5, 2007. The first link is in Windows Media Format. The talk in mp3 format is at Cresson .

"Be a Jew Through and Through" Posted on Aspaqlaria  on July 5, 2007. This article also appeared as a Letter to the Editor in the The Yated Ne'eman, July 13, 2007, page 104.

"Isaac Leeser: Architect of Traditional Judaism in America" The Jewish Press, June 22, 2007, page 1.  This article may also be read at "Isaac Leeser (1806 - 1868)."

"Did Haym Salomon Really Finance the American Revolution?" The Jewish Press, June  1, 2007, pages 28 & 56. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 27. This article may also be read at Part 27

"The Jews of Nevis and Alexander Hamilton" The Jewish Press, May 4, 2007, pages 28 - 29. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 26. This article may also be read at Part 26.

"America's First Native-Born, University-Educated Orthodox Rabbi" The Jewish Press, April 27, 2007, page 1. This article may also be read at Schneeberger.

"More on Ride Sharing" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, April 25, 2007, page C34.

"More on Anonymous Letters" The Hamodia Magazine, April 18, 2007, page 3.

Rabbi Israel Salanter (1810 – 1883), Revolutionary Rabbi Par Excellence: Talk given at the Stevens Faculty Forum on April 18, 2007. Click on the link Reb Yisroel.  (This file is available in mp3 format at RYS.)

"The Beginnings Of Jewish Education In New York"  The Jewish Press, April 2, 2007, page 36.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 25. This article is also available at Part 25.

"Another Snowstorm - Did You Do Anything About It?" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, March 28, 2007, page C46.

"The Breslauer Seminary and the Rabbiner Seminar" Letter to the Editor, The Yated Ne'eman, March 23, 2007.

"Rav Yehudah Davis, ZT"L, Pioneer American Rosh Yeshiva" The Yated Ne'eman March 16, 2007, pages 52 - 58. A longer version of this article is available at R. Davis (Long).

"Dayan Grunfeld on Work" Letter to the Editor, The Jewish Press, March 7, 2007.

"The Gomez FamilyThe Jewish Press, March 2, 2007, page 40.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 24. This article is also available at Part 24.

"Buying Only Factory-Packaged Meats Is Doable" Letter to the editor, Kashrus Magazine, March 2007, page 25.

"America's First Torah Scholar: Israel Baer Kursheedt" The Jewish Press, February 7, 2007, page 1. This article is also available at IBK.

"Louis Raskas of St. Louis" The Jewish Press, February 1, 2007, page 34.  Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 23. This article is also available at Part 23.

"Finding Secular Studies Teacher" The Hamodia Readers Forum, January 17, 2007 page C 28.

"The Inquisition in Mexico" The Jewish Press, January 5, 2007, page 30. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 22. This article is also available at Part 22.

"Hooked on American Jewish History" The Jewish Press, December 8, 2006, page 1. This article is also available at Hooked.

"American Jewish History 101: Things you never learned in school" This lecture was given at the Talmud Torah of Flatbush on 12/05/06 and can be listened to by clicking on the link at the beginning of this listing.

"Rebecca Gratz: Champion of the Unfortunate" The Jewish Press, December 1, 2006, pages 39 & 69. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 21. This article is also available at Part 21.

Rebecca Machado Phillips, A Model Early American Jewish  Woman, presented by invitation at the Agudah N'Shei of Flatbush, November 12, 2006.

"Early Caribbean Jewish Communities IIThe Jewish Press, November 3, 2006, page 59. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 20. This article is also available at Part 20.

Laying the Foundations of Orthodox Judaism in the US: 1880 to 1945, The Stevens Faculty Forum, October 25, 2006. Click on the link to hear this talk.

"Frum or Ehrliche?" The Jewish Press, October 20, 2006, page 1.  This article is also available at "Frum or Ehrlich". Letters to Editor

"Early Caribbean Jewish Communities IThe Jewish Press, October 4, 2006, page 28. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 19. This article is also available at Part 19.

"Are You Partially Responsible for the Shevach Scandal?" Young Israel of Flatbush Bulletin, Parshat Haazinu, September 29-30, 2006.

"Rabbi David Miller (1869 - 1939), A Forgotten Fighter For Orthodoxy" The Jewish Press, September 15, 2006, page 1. This article is also available at David Miller.

Glatt Kosher Is Not The End All and Be All Letter to the Editor Forward September 1, 2006, page 10.

"Jacob Mordecai (1762 - 1838), Pioneer in Women's Education" The Jewish Press, September 1, 2006, page 52. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 18. This article is also available at Part 18.

Shabbatsai Tzvi, the Mystical Messiah presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on August 26, 2006.

"A Jewish Wedding in 1787" The Jewish Press, August 4, 2006, page 22. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 17. The article is also available at Part 17.

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Drachman and Harry Fischel, presented at the Spring Glenn Hotel on August 12, 2006.

Jacob Mordecai (1762 – 1838), Pioneer in Women’s Education, presented at the Spring Glenn Hotel on August 12, 2006.

Harry Fischel - The Multimillionaire Who Remained True to Orthodoxy presented before the Midwood Ladies Shabbos Group on July 29, 2006.

An Introduction to Jewish History presented at Congregation Bnai Shloime Zalman in Brooklyn, NY on July 22, 2006.

Unusual American Jews of the 18th and 19th Centuries, presented at the Spring Glenn Hotel on July 8, 2006.

"The Jewish Community of Suriname" The Jewish Press, July 7, 2006,  page 43. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 16. The article is also available at Part 16.

"Letter to the Editor - Disputes Anti-Semitic Designation" The Hamodia, July 5, 2006, page 11.

"Who's Minding Your Children?" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, June 28, 2006 page A 92.

"Harry Fischel (1865 - 1948) Orthodox Jewish Philanthropist Par Excellence - II" The Jewish Press, June 2, 2006,  page 70. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 15. The article is also available at Part 15.

"Harry Fischel (1865 - 1948) Orthodox Jewish Philanthropist Par Excellence - I" The Jewish Press, May 3, 2006,  page 36. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 14. The article is also available at Part 14.

"The Multimillionaire Who Remained True to OrthodoxyThe Jewish Press, April 18, 2006,  page 1.

"Rebecca (Machado) Phillips (1746-1831): Colonial Jewish Matriarch" The Jewish Press, April 7, 2006,  pages 41 & 46. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 13.

"Unusual American Jews of the 18th and 19th Centuriespresented at the Stevens Faculty Forum 2006 on March 8, 2006.

"Guard Your Money" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, March 8, 2006 page A 92.

"A Haven for Jews in New York - II The Founding of Ararat " The Jewish Press, March 3, 2006, pages 37 & 80. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 12.

"Letters From Rabbi Mordechai Gifter זצ''ל, Written In His Youth" The Jewish Observer, 39, Jan/Feb 2006.

"A Haven for Jews in New York - I" The Jewish Press, February 3, 2006, page 61. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 11. This article is also available at Part 11.

Music - Does it Sound the Same to All?  The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, February 1, 2006 page A 84.

"Caveat Emptor – BEWARE OF GRAVE ROBBERS" The Jewish Press, January 27, 2006 pages 7 & 87. This article may also be read at Caveat Emptor.

"The Jewish Settlement of Savannah, Georgia" The Jewish Press, January 6, 2006 page 46. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 10. This article is also available at Part 10.

"A Chilling Experience" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, December 28, 2005 page A 86.

"Escape From The Inquisition" The Jewish Press, December 2, 2005 page 71. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 9. This article is also available at Part 9.

"A Forgotten Champion of American Orthodoxy" The Jewish Press, November 25, 2005 page 1. Also available at Drachman.

Acknowledging the Good. Presented at the 50th Annual Dinner of Ohav Zedek Congregation of Bayonne, NJ on November 6, 2005.

"Bris Mila During Colonial Times" The Jewish Press, November 4, 2005 page 67. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 8. This article is also available at Part 8.

Maintaining Religious Observance During Colonial Times. Presented at the Boro Park Y Senior Citizens Center on November 3, 2005.

"The Case Against College - But For a College Education" The Jewish Press, October 17, 2005 page 1. This article may also be read at Case. Several letters to the editor regarding this article as well as my response to them may be read at Letters.

"Aaron Lopez, Colonial American Merchant Prince" The Jewish Press, October 7, 2005 page 36. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 7. This article is also available at Part 7.

"Life Insurance - A Necessity, Not A Luxury" The Jewish Observer, October 2005, pages 35-36.

"A Panorama of Chesed at Maimonides" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, September 7, 2005 Page A 76.

"Maintaining Yiddishkeit in Colonial Times" The Jewish Press, August 31, 2005, pages 16 & 76. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 6. (Also available at http://www.ourjerusalem.com/history/story/history20050915.html)

"The In-Seminary Shabbos Can Also be a Learning Experience" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, August 31, 2005 Page A 76.

"Two Founding American Jewish Fathers" The Jewish Press, August 5, 2005, page 32. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 5. (Also available at http://www.ourjerusalem.com/history/story/history20050913.html)

Two Gedolim From Baltimore: Rav Yehudah Davis and Rav Mordechai Gifter. Presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY on July 30, 2005.

"Jews Settle in New York" The Jewish Press, July 1, 2005, page 26. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 4. (Also available at http://www.ourjerusalem.com/history/story/history20050911.html)

"Is This Simcha Really a Simcha? The Jewish Press, June 17, 2005, page 1. Also available at Simcha.

Naaseh in Colonial Times. Presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY on June 14, 2005.

Three Unusual Jews: Glueckel of Hameln, Boruch Schick of Shklov, Abraham Kotsuji. Presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY on June 13, 2005.

"Shabbatsai Tzvi, the False Messiah" Presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY on June 11, 2005.

"Recife - The First Jewish Community in the New World" The Jewish Press, June 3, 2005, page 32. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 3. (Also available at http://www.ourjerusalem.com/history/story/history20050830.html)

"The First Jew in North America" The Jewish Press, May 6, 2005, page 31. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 2. (Also available at http://www.ourjerusalem.com/history/story/history20050825.html)

"An Honor System in the Yeshiva?" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, April 6, 2005 Page A 96. (Originally the Hamodia deleted parts of this article so that it would, according to their editor, "conform to our standards." This file showing these deletions is at conform.)

"Jewish Soldiers Observe Pesach During The Civil War The Jewish Press, April 1, 2005 page 48. Glimpses into American Jewish History Part 1.

"Poverty Need Not Lead To Terrorism" The Congregation Beth Abraham Bulletin, Bangor, Maine, April 2005.

"Memories of Harav Shimon Schwab" Letter to the Editor, The Hamodia, March 16, 2005, page 7

"PETA's Real Agenda" The Jewish Press, March 11, 2005 pages 4 & 94.

"A Chessed a Day ..." The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, March 9, 2005 Page A 92.

"Your Own Words Refute Your Claims" The Congregation Beth Abraham Bulletin, Bangor, Maine, March 2005.

Three Unusual Jews: Glueckel of Hameln, Boruch Schick of Shklov, Abraham Kotsuji 2005 presented at the Stevens Faculty Forum on February 16, 2005.

"Accepting A ChallengeThe Jewish Press, February 9, 2005 page 1. (This article is also available at Challenge.)

"The Gift a Recipient Should Never Have to Use" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, January 26, 2005 Page A 72.

"What is Right and Wrong with Orthodoxy Today" presented at the Beth Chaim Learning Center, January 9, 2005.

"Time In A Bottle: RIETS, Circa 1928" The Jewish Press, December 31, 2004 pages 7 & 87.

"Master Builder: Rav Teitz and the Elizabeth Kehilla" The Jewish Press, December 24, 2004 page 1.

"The Case for Secular Studies in YeshivasThe Jewish Press, November 19, 2004 page 1. This article is a condensed version of the article General Studies (long).

"Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due" The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, September 14, 2004 Page A 96.

"Response to ‘Revisiting Torah Codes, Valid or Not?’The Hamodia Readers’ Forum, September 1, 2004 page A 84.

"Beware! You Are Being Watched" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, August 25, 2004, page A 72.

"My Mind Is Made Up. Do Not Confuse Me With The Facts!"   The Jewish Press, August 25, 2004 pages 7 & 77.

"Rav Avigdor Miller’s First Rabbanus: The Walnut Street Shul" The Hamodia Magazine, 8/20/2004, pages 10-11. This article is also available at The Walnut Street Shul

"Torah Codes: Valid or Not?" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, August 11, 2004, page A 68.

"The World As It Actually Was" The Jewish Press, July 30, 2004, pages 7 & 64. The article that appeared in the Jewish Press was a shortened version of a longer article that had to be edited due to space considerations. The full version of the article may be read at "The World As It Actually Was (Complete)."

"Shabbatsai Tzvi, the False Messiah" presented at the Beth Chaim Learning Center, July 25, 2004.

"Kashrus Confusion in Brooklyn" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, July 7, 2004, page A 72. The article as originally submitted may be read at  "Kashrus Chaos in Brooklyn."

"The Jewish 'New Muslims' of Meshhed, Iran" presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY. July, 2004.

"Shabbatsai Tzvi, the Jewish Mystical Messiah" presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY. July, 2004.

"Rabbi Avigdor Miller: The Later Years" The Jewish Press, June 25, 2004 page 1.

"Rav Avigdor Miller: His Years as Mashgiach" The Jewish Press, June 4, 2004 page 1.

"Chasunas: It's More Than the Music That Is The Problem" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, May 21, 2004, page A 90.

An American Revolutionary: The Life and Times of  Rav Avigdor Miller, זצ''ל. Lecture given at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush, May 5, 2004. Click on Talk to hear this lecture in mp3 format.

"Rav Avigdor Miller: His Early Years" The Jewish Press, April 30, 2004 page 1.

"Our Children Must be Taught about the Holocaust" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, April 23, 2004.

"Has Purim Gotten Out of Hand?" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, March 10, 2004.

"The Jewish 'New Muslims' of Meshhed" Stevens Faculty Forum, February, 2004.

"Laptops, Technology and Algebra I, A Case Study of an Experiment " (PDF file) with Victorina Wasmuth. The Mathematics Teacher, February, 2004 136-142.

"A Matter of Mindset"  Op Ed Article in The Jewish Press, January 30, 2004 page 4. 

"Separate But Not Always" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, January 16, 2004.

"It's About Time!" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, December 19, 2003.

" Who's Raising Our Children" Op Ed Article in The Jewish Press, November 28, 2003 pages 7 and 89.

"Update on Andrew Wilkie" Letter to the Editor, The Jewish Press, November 5, 2003.

"Why Can’t Yankel Read, Write and Do Arithmetic?" (PDF File) The Hamodia Readers' Forum, October 31, 2003.

"Academics Against Israel" The Jewish Press, August 15, 2003, page 1.

"Skills Not Being Taught Our Children" (PDF File) The Hamodia Readers' Forum, August 15, 2003, page A 42.

"Judge Chabad Outreach Efforts by Their Results" Letter to the Editor Forward June 20, 2003.

"Religious Intolerance: An Internal Problem?" The Hamodia Readers' Forum, June 5. 2003.

"Shabbatsai Tzvi, the Jewish Mystical Messiah", presented at the Stevens Faculty Forum on April 9, 2003.

"Laptop Classrooms Present New Teaching Challenges" T.H.E.  Journal, December 2002, Volume 30, Number 5.

"Using Technology to Enhance the Teaching/Learning of Mathematics" Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics,  Addison Wesley, 2003, ISBN0-321-13614-4  pages 163-167.

"Polynomial Solutions of the Laquerre Equation and Other Differential Equations Near a Singular Point" (PDF file) with Ray Maleh. the International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 34 (5) (September-October 2003) pages 781-786.

"Polynomial Solutions of the Classical Equations of Hermite, Legendre, and Chebyshev", (PDF file) with Ray Maleh.  International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 34(1) (January-February 2003) pages 95-103.

"My Course Is Scheduled To Meet in a High Tech Classroom. What Do I Do With All Of This Equipment?" To appear in the Math/Science Online Newsletter.

"Polynomial Solutions of Nth Order Nonhomogeneous Differential Equations", (PDF file) with Ray Maleh.  International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 33(6) (November-December 2002) pages 898-906.

Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom Environment in State of the Art Classrooms (ICTCM Workshop). Presented at The Fifteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics at the Hilton Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, November 3, 2002    Workshop References

"Using Technology as a Teaching and Research Tool in a Special Topics Course in Differential Equations", the Math/Science Online Newsletter, Fall, 2002.

"The Life and Influence of Rabbi Avigdor Miller," presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY. August, 2002.

"Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom Environment", T.H.E. Journal, January 2002, Volume 29, Number 6.

"An Orthodox Jew Teaches Mathematics", The Jewish Journal North of Boston, November 23, 2001, page 48.

"Using Technology as a Teaching and Research Tool in Mathematics Education", Power Point Presentation, presented at the Syllabus Fall 2001 Conference held in Boston, MA. November, 2001.

"Using Technology to Enhance the Teaching/Learning of Mathematics", Power Point Presentation, presented at the 14th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics in Baltimore, MD. November, 2001.

"An Orthodox Jewish Professor at West Point", presented at the Homowack Hotel, Spring Glen, NY. August, 2001.

"Using Technology as a Teaching/Research Tool in a Special Topics Course in Differential Equations (Abstract)", Power Point Presentation, presented at the MathFest 2001 Conference held in  Madison, WI. August, 2001.

Proper Spiritual Level For Aliyah, The Jewish Press, July 20, 2001, page 5.

"Introduction to Scientific Notebook", seminar given by invitation at Lawrence Technological University, June, 2001.

"Teaching with Technology", Presented at the United States Military Academy at West Point, March 2001.

"Using Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning: Some Approaches That Work", Presented at NERCOMP 2001, in Worcester, Massachusetts, March 2001.

" Ideas for Using Technology in Core Mathematics Courses " (Power Point) Presented at the United States Military Academy at West Point, December 2000.

" Calculus, Technology, and Coordination ", with V. Mazmanian, P. Miller, and R. Pinkham.  T.H.E. Journal, Volume 28, Number 5, December 2000

" Using Technology as a Teaching/Learning Tool", (Word document);  Slide Show (Power Point) presented at the Syllabus Boston Conference in November, 2000.

Invited Presentation (Power Point) given at Lawrence Technological University, October, 2000.

" Using Technology to Teach Linear Algebra ", (Word document)   PDF format, presented at the EDMEDIA 2000 Conference held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June, 2000.

" Using Technology to Teach Linear Algebra: A Case Study ", Syllabus Magazine, Volume 13, March, 2000 pp. 52-57.

"A Technology Based Linear Algebra Course", The Math/Science-Online Newsletter,  Winter 1999/2000.

"Voice-Narrated Slide Shows",  The Math/Science-Online Newsletter Summer 1999

" Nth Order Differential Equations with N Finite Polynomial Solutions", (SNB format),  PDF Format  Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Tech.  29, No 6, 1998 pp.911-914 (with G. Costa).

"An Orthodox Jew Teaches Mathematics", accepted for publication One Thousand Years in the Classroom: College Professors Reflect on a Lifetime of Teaching, J. B. Dalton editor.

"The Survival of Yiddish", Chronicle of Higher Education, Letter to the Editor, 43, 6/13/97, pg. B11.

"Teaching Mathematics with the Web, Scientific Workplace, and Scientific Notebook",  presented at the WebNet 97 World conference held in Toronto, Canada in October 1997.

" Using Scientific Notebook at Stevens Institute of Technology ",  Notebook, The Newsletter of Mathematics and Science Education, v1 n2, April, 1997, TCI Software Research.

"Higher Education's New Status as a Mature Industry", Chronicle of Higher Education, Letter to the Editor, 43, 3/28/97, pg. B10.

"Teaching Differential Equations with the WEB and Scientific Workplace", accepted for presentation at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia held in Calgary, Canada in June 1997.

"Jerusalem Appeals to Students", Chronicle of Higher Education, Letter to the Editor, 43, 11/01/96, pg. B7.

"Classes of Second Order Differential Equations with Two Linearly Independent Finite Polynomial Solutions", Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Tech., 27, 1996, pg. 623-625 (with G. Costa).

"Using Electronic Mail as a Teaching Tool", Chronicle of Higher Education, Letter to the Editor, 41, 1/20/95, pg. B3.

"A Generalization of the Steady-state Heat Equation for a Solid Sphere", Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Tech., 25, 1994, pg. 155-156, (with G. Costa).

"Families of Separable Partial Differential Equations", Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Tech., 24, 1993, pg. 631-635, (with G. Costa).

"Polynomial Solutions of Certain Classes of Ordinary Differential Equations", Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Tech., 20, 1989, pg. 1-11, (with G. Costa).

"Generalized Multitime Expansions for Equations with Slowly Varying Coefficients", Int. J. of Math and Math Sciences, 7, 1984, pg. 151-158 (with W. Obi).

"Correcting for Initial Conditions in Multitime Problems", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 41, 1982, pg. 301-305 (with S. Tuohy).

"Multivariable Expansions Using Time Scales Generated from Differential Equations", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 33, 1977, pg. 581-586 (with W. Obi).

"Multivariable Expansion of Solutions of Linear Equations with Slowly Varying Coefficients", Bull. AMS, 82, 1976, pg. 771-774 (with W. Obi).

"Multivariable Expansions using Time Scales Generated from Differential Equations", Notices AMS 22, 1975, A-354 (with W. Obi). Presented at March 1975 meeting of AMS.

"Optimal approximate Solutions and Time Scales", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 29, 1975, pg. 439-448 (with E. Lubot).

"A Remark on Time Scales", Notices AMS, 21, April 1974, A-391. Presented at April 1974 Meeting of AMS.

"Review of Perturbation Methods in Applied Mathematics" by J. D. Cole, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, SMC-3, 1973, pg. 647-648.

"Two-Dimensional, Unsteady, Self-similar Flows in Gas Dynamics", Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik 52, 1972, pg. 441-460.

"A Special topics Course in Perturbation Methods", International J. Math. Education in Science and Technology, 3, 1972, pg. 269-274.

"Entropy and Simple Waves in Multi-dimensional Gas Flows", Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc., 72, 1972.

"Entropy and Simple Waves", Notices AMS 18, 1971, pg. 527. Presented at April 1971 Meeting.

"Generalized, Self-Similar Simple Waves in a Barotropic Gas", Notices AMS 17, 1970, pg. 666.

"Two-Dimensional, Unsteady Motion of a Medium with a Linear Pressure-Density Relationship", J. Math. Mech. 18, 1969, pg. 1075-1086.

"Unsteady, Self-Similar, Two-Dimensional Simple Wave Flows", Quarterly Appl. Math., 27, 1969, pg. 399-404.

"The Expansion of a Wedge of Gas into a Vacuum", Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc., 64, 1968, pg. 1151-1163.

Articles to Appear in the Future

"Hazzan Joseph Jesurun Pinto (1729 - 1782)" (To appear)  NE

"Rabbi Yehuda Heschel Levenberg (1884 – 1938)" (To appear) 

"Rabbi Dr. Leo (Eliyahu) Jung (1892 - 1987)"  NE

"Rabbi Dr. Phillip (Hillel) Klein (1849 - 1926)"  NE

"The Malach, Lubavitch, the Melachim, and Reb Zalman" Unpublished

"Exercise, Torah Learning and the Chofetz Chaim" (To appear)

"Reb Chaim, the Malach and Zionism"  Unpublished

"Making a Point at West Point" by Rachel Isaacson, Lifestyle Magazine, January 2002, pages 133 - 137. This article is about the year that I spent as a Visiting Professor at the US Army Military Academy at West Point, NY.

"Some Experiences of an Orthodox Jewish Professor" Unpublished.

"Torah Living - A Review Article " Unpublished

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