John Lewis

John Lewis and the Jews: 6 moments that showcase an enduring alliance

Here are six Jewish moments from Lewis’ long and storied career working toward justice in America.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
21/07/2020
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of confirma
4 lessons we can learn from civil rights hero John Lewis – opinion

Lewis was a civil rights leader, a legislator, an author, and a mentor to many. But he was always a preacher.

By MARK PELAVIN/JTA
20/07/2020
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of confirma
Jewish organizations mourn passing of Representative John Lewis

Lewis, a member of Congress from Atlanta who had announced in December that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, was 80.

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