The American Revolution and the Jews
While some Jews fought, others suffered at the hands of the British.
George Washington’s Letter to Newport
Washington promises no sanction to bigotry, and no assistance to persecution.
Haym Salomon: Revolutionary Broker
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.
Jefferson and the Jews
Thomas Jefferson was a strong advocate for civic equality and religious freedom for American Jews.