Study Jewish History
Antisemitism & Bigotry
Even in periods when anti-Semitism was low, its persistence in Jewish memory and imagination continued to exert a formative influence on American Jewish identity.
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.
Jews Around the Globe
In 1887, Mexico announced it would accept 5,000 Russian Jews if they were willing to settle uncultivated land owned by the government.
While the iconic soft drink has been on the market since 1886, only since 1935 has it been certified kosher, including for Passover.
The world's most famous magician, whose real name was Erich Weisz, was the son of a rabbi.
How kosher is this romantic day that is named for a Christian saint?
Jewish Theater and Dance
A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.
New York was a hub of clothing production, with sweatshops the first American workplace for many newly arrived Jews.
A profile of the anarchist and lifelong advocate for social justice.
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.