Few Jewish comedians have made such a significant contribution to both Jewish humor and popular culture as this daughter of saloon-owning immigrants.
The "Blood Libel" accusation has been around for centuries, and it arose once again in Massena, New York, in 1928.
This was the first time that Jews had been driven out of an independent nation in South America.
The Jews of Brownsville, Brooklyn, fought back when a principal at a public school taught about sectarian views.
As the search for a place for Jewish refugees to settle continued, the Dominican Republic expressed a willingness to accept refugees into its borders.
Isaac Harby petitioned his synagogue for changes in the Shabbat service, introducing a spirit of reform in American Judaism.
The Drachman family played a very important role in the foundation of Jewish life in 19th century Arizona.
Boston's most prominent 18th Jewish citizen, Hays set a high standard for civic leadership and charity.
Mordecai Manuel Noah tried to found a Jewish colony on Grand Island until the Jews regained possession of the Holy Land.
The AJHS was founded to document the many contributions Jews have made in America.