Did you know May is Jewish American Heritage Month?

Jewish American Heritage Month. Celebrated in May. Annual recognition of Jewish American achievements in and contributions to the United States of America. Poster, card, banner and background. Vector illustration

The United States has been celebrating Jewish American Heritage month every May since 2006 when President George W. Bush signed a proclamation establishing the month.

The purpose of Jewish American Heritage Month is to “celebrate the inspiring history of Jewish people in America; educate diverse public audiences about Jewish culture; and spark crucial conversations about the American Jewish present and future.”

In the spirit of this we’ve picked a couple of our favorite articles, podcasts and videos.

Celebrate

Judith Love Cohen (Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

The Jewish Roots of STEM

Educate

Jewish Culture

Is Superman Jewish? Here’s why it matters

Crucial conversations

A shop window selling Jewish items on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, USA, circa 1955. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

What the future of Judaism in America may look like

Claire Grunwald at the No Fear rally in Washington, D.C., Sunday, July 11,2021. (Photo: John Kunza/Unpacked)

“I hate what’s going on:” Holocaust survivor speaks out against rise in antisemitism