Study Jewish History
Sephardic, German, and Eastern European immigrants each contributed to the formation of American Jewry.
Working to extend America's freedoms.
Modern Jewish History
The fight to liberate the USSR's Jews strengthened and united the American Jewish community.
Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.
Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?
This Chinese parlor game found Jewish enthusiasts in the Catskills.
Proximity to the popular Christian holiday caused Hanukkah to take on a new significance.
Haym Salomon played a significant role in saving the newly established United States from financial ruin and was a prominent part of Jewish community affairs.
The world's most famous magician, whose real name was Erich Weisz, was the son of a rabbi.
A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.
Into the sweatshops.
A brief history of the place where so many Jewish immigrants entered the U.S.
A mid-20th-century haven for Jews trying to get away from it all.
Anti-Semitism & Bigotry
Falsely accused of murdering a girl, a Jew is killed by a mob while imprisoned in Georgia.
A history of Orthodox Judaism from World War II on.