Ann Levin

Lincoln is among the few world leaders to ever overturn an order expelling Jews.

Life and Times of ‘a Jewish Saint’

When Joe Lieberman’s 2000 vice presidential bid raised prospects of a Jew in the White House, some American Jews could have been forgiven for thinking they’d been there, done that. For 100 years earlier came a president they had already embraced as one of their own: Abraham Lincoln.