Study Jewish History
Sephardic, German, and Eastern European immigrants each contributed to the formation of American Jewry.
Nowhere did Jews identify themselves more forthrightly with the liberal avant-garde than in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.
Modern Jewish History
The fight to liberate the USSR's Jews strengthened and united the American Jewish community.
This Jewish response to a devastating epidemic in the early 20th century drew on a mixture of Eastern European customs and inspired both fierce proponents and harsh critics.
Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.
Anti-Semitism & Bigotry
Prejudice against Jews has always existed in the United States, but American anti-Semitism differs from its European precursor in fundamental ways.
How much do you know about LGBTQ Jewish history?
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.
The first Jewish woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Proximity to the popular Christian holiday caused Hanukkah to take on a new significance.
When the Rosenbergs were charged with spying, American Jews feared an anti-Semitic backlash.
From 'White Christmas' to 'Winter Wonderland,' some of the most famous songs of the season are by members of the Tribe.
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.
While the iconic soft drink has been on the market since 1886, only since 1935 has it been certified kosher, including for Passover.