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 40

      Gershom Mendes Seixas

      The first American-born Rabbi.

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      Ruth Gruber

      A life dedicated to rescue.

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      The Trefa Banquet and the End of a Dream

      The serving of tref food at the banquet to celebrate Hebrew Union College's first ordained graduating class led to the formal break between tradition and reform.

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      Haym Salomon: Revolutionary Broker

      Haym Salomon played a significant role in saving the newly established United States of America from financial ruin, and he was a prominent part of Jewish community affairs.

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      The Levy-Franks Family

      The Levy-Franks family struggled with the ever-present challenge of maining a strong Jewish identity in a secular society.

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      Jefferson and the Jews

      Thomas Jefferson was a strong advocate for civic equality and religious freedom for American Jews.

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      George Washington's Letter to Newport

      Washington promises no sanction to bigotry, and no assistance to persecution.

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      Meyer London, a Jew in Congress

      Meyer London, a Socialist Jew, was a politician who not only ran for Congress, but his economic proposals were advanced for his time, and they later were encompassed in Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal platform.

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      The Day the Rabbis Marched on Washington

      Four hundred rabbis marched together to bring to President Roosevelt's attention the atrocities being committed by the Nazis in Europe.

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      General Grant and the Jews

      The Civil War hero expelled Jews from three states until Lincoln made him rescind the order.


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