Benzion Netanyahu lobbied Congress in the 1940s for support of Zionism
On Tu B’Shevat, recalling how planting trees in the Civilian Conservation Corps helped immigrants’ children become Americans
Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring
A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law
In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.
Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling
Plus taking another look at FDR and the Jews
Jewish voters are a reliable Democratic bloc. But the Republican Party established the first platform on Israel—and brought the Democrats along.
The 2012 presidential campaign will be a landmark for U.S. Mormons. It’ll also be the most Jewish election in history, argues a Mitt Romney adviser.
In Anthony Weiner’s former district, Jewish voters elected Bob Turner, a Catholic Republican they saw as stronger on Israel than the Orthodox Jewish Democrat