Anti-Semitism & 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.
Prejudice against Jews has always existed in the United States, but American anti-Semitism differs from its European precursor in fundamental ways.
Jewish Theater and Dance
Jewish pride--and shame--on stage.
The first Jewish woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
A classic bit of American-Jewish humor.
Highlights from the comedic producer's funniest movies.
The best known Jewish gangsters were Bugsy Siegel, Louis “Lepke” Buchalter, Longy Zwillman, Moe Dalitz, and Meyer Lansky.
Washington promises no sanction to bigotry, and no assistance to persecution.
When several prominent Jews in Damascus were accused of using non-Jewish blood to make matzah, the Jews of the world banded together to fight back. American Jewry specifically experienced its first taste of successful, united action.
John Adams expressed Zionist sympathies, and his respect for ancient Jewry.