Two Hasidic cantors sang the Star-Spangled Banner for medical workers outside NYU Langone Medical Center on Tuesday.
That’s right, the Jews are involved with this one, too.
In his inaugural speech, Donald Trump’s dark vision of patriotism omitted a key American value. It’s a Jewish value, as well.
Real patriotism means criticizing America when it needs criticizing, Lana Adler argues.
It’s July 4 weekend, and we’re all watching the fireworks together: my partner and I, and a few hundred strangers. And it occurs to me: What I love about America is not what the loudest America-lovers love. In fact, I have a sense that it’s the opposite.
Abigail Minis was a widow, in her eighties and Jewish, but that didn’t stop her from doing her part to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. She put her skills and resources as an innkeeper to use and paid for food for soldiers fighting for American independence in 1779 in Savannah, Georgia.
When you come from a German-speaking country like Austria, be prepared for questions from American Jews. Here are Anna Goldenberg’s least favorite ones.