After the rabbi of the oldest standing synagogue in the U.S. wrote to George Washington, the first American president responded in kind.
The 1876 novel, Daniel Deronda, by British author George Eliot helped inspire the Zionist movement.
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.
Writing at the Times of Israel, Rich Tenorio tells us more about a Holocaust documentary by filmmaker Oren Rudavsky called ‘Witness Theater’ that puts high schoolers and Holocaust survivors in conversation with one another for powerful storytelling.
An Jewish immigrant who came to America for its freedom and opportunities made sure others like him would be able to understand American ideals.
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