Articles By Michael Feldberg

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    Michael Feldberg

    Michael Feldberg, Ph.D. is executive director of the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom. From 1991 to 2004, he served as executive director of the American Jewish Historical Society, the nation's oldest ethnic historical organization, and from 2004 to 2008 was its director of research.


    • MJL Author Article 10

      Judah Monis

      America's first Hebrew instructor taught students at Harvard College from 1722 to 1760. His career teaches us about the challenges of maintaining a Jewish life in early America.

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      Lepke Buchalter

      Jewish gangster Lepke was hunted down by Governor Thomas E. Dewey.

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      Leo Frank Is Lynched

      Falsely accused of murdering a girl, a Jew is killed by a mob while imprisoned in Georgia.

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      Modern Tzedakah

      A group of Jewish women from Seattle began Hebrew free loan societies.

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      Judah Touro: American Jewish Philanthropist

      Judah Touro set the standard for Jewish American philanthropy by generously donating money to synagogues and other Jewish organizations.

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      The St. Louis

      The German luxury ship, the St. Louis, sailed to Cuba with over 900 passengers on it, only to be turned away and sent back to Europe.

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      America's First Consul to Jerusalem

      Warder Cresson's journey to Jerusalem, and to Judaism, took a convoluted path.

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      Jewish Chaplains in the Civil War

      Jews enlisted in both the Union and the Confederate armies during the Civil War, but they were not allowed to serve as chaplains to provide religious and emotional support, as well as to preside over Jewish funerals.

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      August Bondi

      The Jew who fought beside John Brown

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      Hank Greenberg

      Hank Greenberg becomes the pride of America's Jews.


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