May is Jewish American Heritage Month

We have so much to celebrate in May!

As well as AAPI Heritage Month, May is also Jewish American Heritage month.

Since Jewish Americans have been apart of the United States since the 1600s, it was only right1 that in the year 2006, former president George W. Bush labeled the month of May, Jewish American Heritage Month.

To get a taste of2 Jewish American culture in New York City, one highly recommended movie is called

The Chosen.

The movie is set in the 1940s. It is about two Jewish kids in Brooklyn who become friends. One boy is from a very conservative family, and the other boy is from a more liberal family. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations, and the formation of Israel cause many problems in their lives.

References :https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082175/

Click the website below to find more movies about Jewish American culture!

it was only right1 = it was the right thing to do/ it made sense

To get a taste of2 = to experience a little bit

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