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The Battle of Long Island in the US Revolutionary War.

The American Revolution's fight for religious freedom

The water-stained diary pages recovered from the body of pastor Rev. Moses Allen showed the religious persecution inflicted by the British, faced by a Jewish colonel in the Continental Army.

19/01/2020
The George Washington University

GWU students call for university to adopt antisemitic acts definition

In the letter, students said there are several forms of antisemitism on campus

Washington Monument

Washington Monument to reopen after 8 years of earthquake repairs

On August 23, 2011, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the eastern seaboard of the United States, causing cracks and other damage to the 555-foot marble and granite monument.

Revisiting history

Brad Meltzer pens his first nonfiction work, covering the secret plot to kill George Washington.

By OLINE H. COGDILL / THE SUN SENTINEL
17/01/2019

Fight over oldest U.S. synagogue heads to the Supreme Court

It is the latest development in a years-long property dispute between Jeshuat Israel and Shearith Israel, the nation’s oldest congregation.

By JTA
16/06/2018
The most conspicuous object seen from all parts of the city is the Capitol Building crowned by a bro

Travel Trends: What I see in Washington

This is one city where even a smattering of American history will enhance the visit of a tourist, foreign or domestic.

By BEN G. FRANK
08/01/2018
Washington Crossing the Delaware, December 25, 1776, by Emanuel Leutze, 1851.

Inherently American to be pro-Israel

Washington’s treatment of the Jewish people was something that had a much larger affect than just on his country.

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