“every one shall sit in safety under his own vine and fig tree, and there shall be none to make him afraid.”

REL-LIBS540George Washington and his Letter to the Jews of Newport     The original of Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregations of Newport, Rhode Island is small in size, but its impact on American life is immense. In 340 well-chosen words, the Letter reassures those who had fled religious tyranny that life in their new nation would be different, that religious “toleration” would give way to religious liberty,…more:  tourosynagogue.org