American Civil War

Two Israelis on a road trip venture to Arlington National Cemetery and encounter there the graves of brothers.

July 10 2020 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

Embracing the connection between two stories of emancipation.

Darcy Fryer
April 6 2020 12:01AM

An antidote to current debates.

Nov. 16 2017 12:01AM

Yolocaust.

Amy Newman Smith
July 3 2017 12:01AM

A Jewish surgeon’s Civil War manual.

P.J. Horwitz
July 12 2016 12:01AM

Reflections on the 150th yahrzeit of President Lincoln.

Yossi Prager
April 6 2015 12:01AM

Jews settled in Florida long before it became a destination for vacationers and retirees. In Orlando, the first recorded Jewish settlers arrived shortly after the. . .

Sala Levin
Jan. 23 2015 12:01AM

“There, in the wild woods of West Virginia, away from home and friends, we offered up to the ever-loving God of Israel our prayers and sacrifice.” 

Michael Freund
April 14 2014 12:01AM

The film Twelve Years a Slave uncritically accepts its protagonist’s assertion that the Bible legitimized the enslavement of African Americans. The truth is more. . .

James Mumford
Dec. 23 2013 12:00AM

By serving in the military and in many other ways, American Jews had an extraordinary opportunity to play out their lives as individuals, to the. . .

Jonathan Karp
July 26 2013 12:00AM

The battle at Gettysburg took place 150 years ago: a blink of an eye in the millennia since Sinai. Such uncanny intimacy with the. . .

July 1 2013 12:00AM