Abraham Lincoln

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

Called to save the union, President Lincoln drew upon the Hebrew prophets, the New Testament as interpreted by St. Augustine, and the Baptists among whom he grew up. 

Timothy George
Feb. 12 2014 12:01AM