Abraham Lincoln

Land of hope.

Wilfred McClay and Meir Soloveichik
April 27 2021 12:01AM

The Supreme Court’s ruling this week will help mend America’s frayed culture by strengthening its religious institutions. It couldn’t have come at a better time.

July 3 2020 12:15AM

Reportedly, he also had a “Jewish countenance.”

Stuart Schoffman
Feb. 14 2019 12:01AM

The link between the sacrifice of American dead and the freedom that we, the living, enjoy.

May 25 2018 12:01AM

An antidote to current debates.

Nov. 16 2017 12:01AM

Adolphus Simeon Solomons and Abraham Lincoln.

Rachel Delia Benaim
Nov. 28 2016 12:01AM

A leading historian of American Judaism discusses Abraham Lincoln’s fascination with the Jews—and Jews’ fascination with Lincoln.

July 7 2016 12:01AM

On the reaction of American Jews to Lincoln’s death.

April 13 2015 12:01AM

Reflections on the 150th yahrzeit of President Lincoln.

Yossi Prager
April 6 2015 12:01AM

As a powerful new exhibit shows, the 16th president felt a close connection to the Jewish people. Why?

April 1 2015 12:01AM

In Gaza as in Afghanistan and Iraq, the president could repair his ignorance about the nature of war by learning from his hero, Abraham Lincoln.

Aug. 4 2014 12:01AM

What makes humans free and equal? The fact that, according to Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, they are creatures formed under God’s benevolent care.

Diana Schaub
March 26 2014 12:01AM