American Jews

Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, 1922

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Arlington National Cemetery – Faithful American Heroes’ Resting Place

On this day in 1864, Arlington National Cemetery was officially opened as a resting place for America's veterans, whatever their faith.

Triangle Factory Fire, March 25, 1911

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The Triangle Factory Fire

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 was a landmark tragedy in both American and Jewish history, and one that brought about many changes for America's workers.

Side view of the Titanic.

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A Titanic Love Story

On the 108th anniversary of the sinking of the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic, we share a story of an elderly Jewish couple aboard the doomed ocean liner.

Neil Diamond Rewrites ‘Sweet Caroline’ for COVID-19 Safety

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Neil Diamond Rewrites ‘Sweet Caroline’ for COVID-19 Safety

Beloved Jewish singer/songwriter Neil Diamond modified one of his classic songs to fit with the current coronavirus crisis.

The Battle of Horseshoe Bend, 1814

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The Ballad of Old Mordecai

Abraham Mordecai was the first Jew in Alabama, and played a large part in the state's and the United States' early history.

Frederick Knefler

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The Courage and Fidelity of a Jewish-American Civil War Hero

Frederick Knefler was a Hungarian-born Jew who not only adopted America as his home, but became an American hero during several battles of the Civil War.

Louis Brandeis, 1915

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Reviving the Jewish Spirit

The first Jewish justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Louis Brandeis was also a staunch Zionist who argued for the establishment of a Jewish state.

US Ambassador to Israel James McDonald, 1950

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Lessons from Israel’s First US Ambassador

James McDonald, who served as the first American envoy to the fledgling Jewish state, understood the importance of fighting anti-Semitism.

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