Timeline in American Jewish History

Posted By on October 24, 2015

1585

1630

1649

1654

1655

1655-64

1664

1678

1730

1733

1740

1740s

1745

1750

1755

1760s

1763

1776

1777

1780s

1783

1784

1787

1788

1791

1796

1801

1802

1819

1824

1825

1829

1830s

1837

1838

1840

1840s-50s

1841

1843

1846

1852

1853

1854

1855

1859

1860

1861-65

1862

1863

1865

1867

1869

1871

1873

1875

1876

1877

1880

1881

1882

1885

1886

1887

1888

1889

1891

1892

1893

1895

1897

1898

1899

1900

1901

1902

1903

1906

1907

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913

1914-15

1915

Henry Hurwitz edits the Menorah Journal.

1916

1917

United States enters World War I. About 200,000 Jews served in the armed forces.

The National Jewish Welfare Board is created to serve the religious needs of American Jews in the army and navy.

The British government issues the Balfour Declaration favoring the establishment of a homeland for Jews in Palestine.

On November 7 the Bolsheviks gain control of Russia.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, serving the Jewish and general press, is established.

1918

Yiddish Art Theater is initiated by Maurice Schwartz.

The Women's League for Conservative Judaism is formed.

1920s

1920

1921

1921, 1924

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Timeline in American Jewish History

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