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Jewish American Heritage Month

April 5, 2015
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Jewish American Heritage Month
Worshippers on the Jewish New Year, 1907, in New York City

Celebrate the important contributions Jewish Americans have made in history during the month of May.

Worshippers on the Jewish New Year, 1907, in New York CityHeld each May, Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) was established in 2006 to recognize more than 350 years of Jewish contributions to American culture in fields ranging from sports and arts and entertainment to medicine, business, science, government, and military service.

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Last updated: April 20, 2022

General Information

The Jewish American Heritage Month website has a wealth of resources for celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month, including stories about notable Jewish Americans including “From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America” and “Jewish Veterans of WWII."  The website also features a teacher curriculum and other online resources.

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You can find general information about Jewish culture as well as related links, bibliographies, music and DVD lists, and more at the following sites:

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 16:15
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