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What the Bible Taught Lincoln About America

by Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, for the Wall Street Journal

Published on Feb 16, 2020

In wartime, a president who once seemed indifferent to religion evolved into a theologian of liberty.

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730