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Jewish Charleston

The colony of South Carolina was originally governed under an elaborate charter drawn up in 1669 by the English philosopher John Locke. This charter granted liberty of conscience to all settlers, expressly mentioning “Jews, heathens, and dissenters.” The first official […]

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No Fast Balls on the Fast Day

Sanford "Sandy" Koufax, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball, was referred to as the "man with the golden arm." He established one record

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Jewish Gangsters of the Depression Era

Jewish gangsters played a definitive role in organized crime in the 1920s and '30s.  In the late 1920's the federal government attempted to regulate

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[VIDEO] Why It Matters: Obama, Romney Spar Over Israel

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Perilous Times – Opinions on Obama’s Israel/Middle East Policy – What do You Think?

Here is a recently produced mini-documentary in which Israeli experts and everyday citizens candidly discuss their concerns about the U.S.-Israel relationship under Pres.

White House and Romney Respond to Sharp Iranian (Verbal) Against Israel

Once again, we are reminded that Israel is a hot topic issue in the US election campaign. Recently reported by the Huggington Post WASHINGTON — Iran's threatening comments

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Did You Know Louis Marshall Stopped Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitic Newspaper?

Louis Marshall was the president of the American Jewish Committee from 1912 to 1929. During this time he proved his worth as a master negotiator. In 1912 he

Bailey Gatzert, Seattle's first and only Jewish Mayor in 1875. Bailey was the General Manager of Schwabacher & Bros

The First Jews in Seattle, Washington

[caption id="attachment_1213" align="alignright" width="235" caption="Bailey Gatzert, Seattle's first and only Jewish Mayor in 1875. Bailey was the General Manager of Schwabacher & Bros"][/caption] A 24 year old Latvian

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Presidential Election and Israel: New Romney Ad Criticizes Obama on Israel

Wall Street Journal reporters and editors discuss political ads. Start the video at 2:15 to hear what they say about Mitt Romney's campaign attack on President Obama's relationship

Israeli President Peres on US Presidents and Israel

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