COMMENTARY: With 350 Years of History, Jews Celebrate Special Independence Day in America

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) It was September of 1654, over a hundred years before the Declaration of Independence was signed. A small group of Jewish people on a small, tattered boat fleeing the Portuguese inquisition in Brazil, escaping pirates on the sea, arrived in New Amsterdam, which 10 years later became New York […]

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