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American Jewish History

Will the founders’ conception of religious liberty survive?

Senator Mike Lee, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik and Jonathan Silver
Feb. 21 2018 12:01AM

From necessity to laughingstock.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Feb. 19 2018 12:01AM

Setting the record straight on the “treyfa-banquet.”

Jan. 18 2018 12:01AM

Whence, and whither, religious liberty?

Jan. 17 2018 12:01AM

Rushing the stage at Madison Square Garden.

Philip Bump
Oct. 20 2017 12:01AM

From Islamic manuscripts to Quaker bonnets to Torah scrolls.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Aug. 21 2017 12:01AM

The decline of a once Zionist and heavily Jewish party.

Paul Berman
Aug. 10 2017 12:01AM

A once-bustling immigrant city.

Steven Malanga
June 13 2017 12:01AM

A contradiction in terms?

Zev Eleff
June 12 2017 12:01AM

Putting the Ten Commandments in a circle.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
May 17 2017 12:01AM

And a fictive marriage that never took place.

Jonathan Feldstein
May 10 2017 12:01AM

How Barry Dov Schwartz snuck into a Nazi conference.

Jordan Hiller
April 27 2017 12:01AM

A communal, and often political, ritual that was commonplace for a few decades.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 6 2017 12:01AM

For a time, the stereotypical Manhattan cabbie was a Jew.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
March 17 2017 12:01AM