The Jewish Community of Washington, D.C (Images of America Series)

The Jewish Community of Washington, D.C (Images of America Series)

by Dr. Martin Garfinkle
     
 

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The Jewish community of Washington, D.C., located in the political nexus of the United States, has often enjoyed attention from people of every level of influence, including the president of the United States. On May 3, 1925, Calvin Coolidge attended the cornerstone laying ceremony of the Washington Jewish Community Center. Herbert Hoover, as a former president,… See more details below

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The Jewish community of Washington, D.C., located in the political nexus of the United States, has often enjoyed attention from people of every level of influence, including the president of the United States. On May 3, 1925, Calvin Coolidge attended the cornerstone laying ceremony of the Washington Jewish Community Center. Herbert Hoover, as a former president, was vocal in his denunciation of Nazi Germany's treatment of the Jews. His voice garnered the support of many United States senators in 1943, including two from Maryland and one from Virginia. Ronald Reagan sent his personal regards to the Ohev Shalom Talmud Torah Congregation on their 100th anniversary celebration on April 10, 1986.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738541563
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,332,981
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

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