Your Account: Login or Register

Renovated Museum Wing Delves Into Untold Chapters of American History

By Roger Catlin for the Smithsonian.com

Published on Jul 13, 2017

Religion in Early America Exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History features Shearith Israel's revoluationary era Torah scroll desecrated during the war. 

 

Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

1730
Uriah Phillips Levy

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

1850