“I should like to visit Jerusalem sometime.”
“But a man came from behind the curtains and . . . and killed this tsaddik.”
The worst episodes of U.S. anti-Semitism have been followed by philo-Semitic backlash.
Land of hope.
A unique mission to the world.
Reportedly, he also had a “Jewish countenance.”
The link between the sacrifice of American dead and the freedom that we, the living, enjoy.
An antidote to current debates.
Adolphus Simeon Solomons and Abraham Lincoln.
On the reaction of American Jews to Lincoln’s death.
Reflections on the 150th yahrzeit of President Lincoln.