Modern Jewish History

Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Zionist leader and founder of the Zionist Revisionist movement.

Lillian Wald

Public health activist and champion of minority rights.

Ray Frank

"Latter-day Deborah" challenged the traditional role of Jewish women.

Jerusalem Contested

The Holy City changed hands many times before the War of Independence.


Home of a famous Lithuanian-style yeshiva.

Moses Sofer

Austro-Hungarian rabbi who fought against the influence of Reform.

Betty Friedan

An Appreciation.

Bella Abzug

The Jewish congresswoman was a champion of women's rights, human rights, equality, peace, and social justice.

Jewish Feminist Leaders

What drove Jewish women into the feminist movement?

Blacks and Jews Entangled

The complicated history of Black-Jewish relations in America.