Native American issues

Thanksgiving and Native American Relations

Native American and Jewish Relations The legend of the Thanksgiving story is known by every American and is retold from generation to generation. Although the American Indians are a central part of the Thanksgiving lore, our relationship with Native Americans, or First Nations, is minimal. We know the Thanksgiving story...

Accounting for Native Americans in Federal Funding

Jacob Kraus-Preminger

This week’s Torah portion, Parashat Naso, includes the dedication of the Tabernacle the Israelites have been building as they wander through the wilderness. Numbers Chapter 7 recounts the dedication ceremony and includes an incredibly detailed accounting of...