Albert Einstein

PBS: "The Jewish Americans"

David Grubin’s landmark documentary series explores 350 years of Jewish American history. This quintessentially American story chronicles the struggle of a tiny minority who make their way into the American mainstream while, at the same time, maintaining a sense of their own identity as Jews. It includes essays on Jewish life in America, video clips, and resources for educators.

Albert Einstein

PBS: "The Jewish Americans"

David Grubin’s landmark documentary series explores 350 years of Jewish American history. This story chronicles the struggle of a tiny minority who make their way into the American mainstream while, at the same time, maintaining a sense of their own identity as Jews. It includes essays on Jewish Life in America, video clips, and resources for educators.

Martin Luther King publishes his Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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Colony of Maryland founded by Catholic and Protestant settlers sent by Lord Baltimore

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Essayist Michel de Montaigne born

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American theologian and political philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr born

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Mayflower Compact signed (old style calendar)

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Henry David Thoreau dies

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Photograph of Elli Friedmann, April 1944

Coming of Age in the Holocaust, Coming of Age Now

A free, interactive curriculum for middle and high-school students and their educators that features individual testimonies of thirteen people who were adolescents during the Holocaust.

Exterior of the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI

Jewish American Heritage Month

Each May, EDSITEment celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month by pointing to the rich array of educational resources on this subject.