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George Washington’s 1790 Letter to Jewish Community Endorsing Religious Liberty Belongs on Display

Posted by admin on Sep 6, 2011

One of the seminal American endorsements of religious freedom – a letter written in 1790 by George Washington – is locked away in storage. Would not the public benefit from the chance to view this national treasure?

Yes, and the Jewish Daily Forward newspaper has mounted a noble campaign to release the document from the vault to be displayed in a proper setting, as are the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

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