American Jewish History

Reportedly, he also had a “Jewish countenance.”

Stuart Schoffman
Feb. 14 2019 12:01AM

The socialist in the back of shul.

Elliot Jager
Feb. 7 2019 12:01AM

Too many Communists in the kitchen—making blintzes.

Jan. 23 2019 12:01AM

“Developing the manhood” of American Jews or rendering Judaism vacuous?

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Jan. 23 2019 12:01AM

The Jews of Squirrel Hill didn’t follow their coreligionists elsewhere into the suburbs.

Barbara Burstin
Jan. 4 2019 12:01AM

It didn’t go as planned, but it did help new immigrants.

Naomi Sandweiss
Jan. 3 2019 12:01AM

At the urging of German Jewish leaders.

Matt Lebovic
Nov. 12 2018 12:01AM

Mordecai Manuel Noah’s Ararat.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Nov. 8 2018 12:01AM

The U.S. has a long history of anti-Semitism, but it’s always been different.

Nov. 7 2018 12:01AM

Sidney Franklin, matador of the Torah.

Erol Araf
Nov. 6 2018 12:01AM

And did so more than Gentiles with foreign-sounding names.

Kirsten Fermaglich
Oct. 29 2018 12:01AM

And the ephemerality of political correctness.

Oct. 18 2018 12:01AM

Sidney Shachnow, in memoriam.

Richard Sandomir
Oct. 15 2018 12:01AM