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Asser Levy

Honoring our Jewish service members on Memorial Day

Time for a quick Jewish-American history lesson: In 1655, New Amsterdam colonist Asser Levy rallied against a colonial ordinance that forbade Jews from joining the colonial militia.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Asser Levy." (Viewed on April 27, 2017) <https://jwa.org/tags/asser-levy>.

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