Apr 28 2010

Rep. Wasserman Shultz Speaks to Jewish Achievement Blog.com

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz hopes that exhibits and events across the United States next month will demonstrate the significant part Jews have played throughout the last 350 years of America history. In an exclusive interview in her office with reporter Kandie Stroud, Wasserman Schultz, who helped create Jewish American Heritage month, said that education about Jewish contributions to US culture can help to counteract anti-semitism. She also spoke about her own childhood, how her parents encouraged her to be the best student she could be, the discrimination she faced in college, her dreams of a lifetime of service to humanity and her emphasis on the importance of education she teaches her own children.

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Apr 26 2010

Has President Obama Assembled a Minyan?

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Apr 26 2010

Ruth McBride Jordan Obituary – A Remarkable Jewish Woman

The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement discusses more than just the dynamics that have equated to achievement in all walks of life from that of the Jewish people, but talks about intriguing examples of famous and not-so-famous Jews that through adversities and doubts, rose beyond their expectations and made an impact on society. Dennis Hevesi of The New York Times in January wrote a moving obituary, a tribute to a remarkable story of Jewish achievement which we would like to document here. Continue reading

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