Judaism and Immigration

The Torah repeatedly emphasizes our obligation to love the strangers among us and to avoid causing them harm.

Mary Antin

This best-selling author celebrated the immigrant experience and the boundless opportunity of America.

Aaron Lopez’s Struggle for Citizenship

Aaron Lopez was denied citizenship in pre-Revolutionary Rhode Island because he wasn't a Christian.

Meyer London, a Jew in Congress

Meyer London, a Socialist Jew, was a politician who not only ran for Congress, but his economic proposals were advanced for his time, and they later were encompassed in Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal platform.

Sports & Immigrant Jews

Immigrant Jews delved into sports to prove their mettle as Americans.