George Washington

Washington and Lafayette at Valley Forge

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May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light

Much like the early Americans who won freedom from England, the Maccabees defeated a favored foe in the story celebrated on Hanukkah.

George Washington Thanksgiving Proclamation from 1789

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America’s Grateful Hearts

Ever since George Washington first called for national day of Thanksgiving in 1789, the oldest American synagogue has celebrated it.

George Washington

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Washington’s Letter to the ‘Children of the Stock of Abraham’

After the rabbi of the oldest standing synagogue in the U.S. wrote to George Washington, the first American president responded in kind.

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