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When Lincoln Died on Passover: How Jews Loyal to the Union Mourned

By Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik in The Weekly Standard

Published on Apr 13, 2015

Read Rabbi Soloveichik’s essay “When Lincoln Died on Passover” in the Weekly Standard, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s death.  

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

1850