In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States
The Red Star Line carried half a million Jewish refugees from Europe as they fled pogroms, anti-Semitism, and the Nazis
Plus Ellis Island still remains closed after Hurricane Sandy
After my grandparents came to America, they changed our name. Decades later, I changed it back—and rediscovered a lost history.
Jews in porn, imams on Ellis Island, and more
European rabbis and imams pay a visit to Ellis Island