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  • Historian Jonathan Sarna hospitalized, in critical condition

    May 20, 2014 | 2:50 pm

    Jonathan Sarna, a leading scholar of American Jewish history, is in critical condition at Yale New Haven Hospital.

    Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University, and a JTA board member, fell ill while attending his daughter’s...

  • A 220-year-old lesson

    By  David A. Lehrer

    July 11, 2012 | 4:31 pm

    Last week, while on a family vacation in Philadelphia, my wife and I visited the new National Museum of American Jewish History on Independence Square. We toured the wonderful installation chronicling American Jewish history from the first immigrants to the current period. The...