American Jewish History

“We pray sincerely for America and the ideals of democracy and freedom that are here enshrined.”

Joseph Lookstein
Nov. 27 2020 12:01AM

The faith of America’s Pilgrim ancestors was deepened by Jewish texts, while their acts of gratitude were conscious reenactments of the Jewish past.

Nov. 25 2020 12:01AM

A consummate WASP among Broadway’s Jews.

Nov. 20 2020 12:01AM

An investigation into Virginia history.

Nov. 19 2020 12:01AM

The music of Thomas LaRue.

Renee Ghert-Zand
Nov. 5 2020 12:01AM

Horace Kallen vs. William Borah.

Esther Schor
Oct. 13 2020 12:01AM

Tough questions about her jurisprudence are fair game, but Amy Coney Barrett’s Catholicism should not be an issue.

Oct. 12 2020 12:01AM

The exception that proves the rule.

Gary Stein
Oct. 7 2020 12:01AM

Unlike some contemporaries, he spoke unapologetically of his Jewish heritage.

Aug. 17 2020 12:01AM

“He sings with a real Jewish turn, with a real Jewish moan and sigh.”

Henry Sapoznik
July 20 2020 12:01AM

History à la carte.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
July 17 2020 12:01AM

Marvin Schick, in memoriam.

Menachem Butler
April 28 2020 12:01AM

From Barbadian slave to respected member of New York’s Jewish elite.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 13 2020 12:01AM