American History & Jewish History Blog

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A Year Less Traveled

March 25, 2021

Review: Valley of Tears

February 25, 2021
President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan Dancing at an Inaugural Ball at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, National Archives

Love in the White House

February 07, 2021

Harry and Bess Truman

February 02, 2021

Clarel Disinterred

December 30, 2020

Ben-Gurion the Archivist

November 18, 2020

Leopold Rothschild

September 11, 2020
US Cabinet Secretary George Cortelyou

George Cortelyou

May 10, 2020
Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus (center) pose with the fifty Austrian Jewish children they brought to the United States (cropped) - US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Liz Perle.

50 Children

July 17, 2014

Lincoln’s Eloquence

November 19, 2013

An Assassin Prepares

September 17, 2013