May is Jewish American Heritage Month. To participate, Mickve Israel's History & Heritage Committee is offering five short articles about Mickve Israel and American Jewish History.
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The first article in the series, by Toby Hollenberg, explores the origin of one of our most intruguing windows.
The second article in the series, by Ellen R. Byck and Herbert L. Victor, explores the origin of the Moses Ferst window.
The third article in the seris, by Marie Dodson, tells the incredible story of Francis Hart Sheftall, a truly brave woman.
The fourth article in the series, by Rabbi Saul Rubin, explores Thomas Jefferson's relationship to early Jewish Americans.
In the fifth article in the series, Rabbi Saul Rubin continues the examination of Thomas Jefferson's relationship to eary Jewish American.