Jewish History

America and the Holocaust

Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?

Quiz: Which came first?

Can you identify the correct order of these famous events in Jewish history?

Law of Return 5710/1950

Determining who has the right to make Aliyah.

When a Pennsylvania Leader Invited Jesus to Thanksgiving

In 1868, Philadelphia's Jews united in protest after their governor Christianized the holiday.

Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The lie that would not die.

Conspiracy Theories & The Jews

From medieval blood libels to the attacks of September 11, Jews have been a favorite subject for conspiracists.

Albert Einstein

The genius physicist's Jewish activism, while less famous than his theory of relativity, was significant.

Azariah de Rossi

Medieval Italian scholar pioneered the 'scientific' study of the Jewish past.

One Voice Speaks for Six Million

The uses and abuses of Anne Frank's diary.

The Diary of Anne Frank

The controversy over Anne Frank's legacy.