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THE OLYMPICS!

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  1. THE OLYMPICS!

  2. Description • The capital of America is Washington DC. • There are 52 states in America. • Based on the percentage of total population, the majority of American Jews live in New York, Virginia and Florida • The largest state is Alaska and the smallest is Rhode Island

  3. HISTORY • The Jewish community in the United States is made up mostly of Ashkenazi Jews who originally came from Central and Eastern Europe. • There are also Sephardi Jews and Mizrahi Jews in America. • The first Jews came to America in 1584

  4. synagogues

  5. US JEWISH FACTS • There are 6,588,065 Jews in America. • America has the second largest Jewish community in the world after Israel.

  6. Interesting facts • Jews have made large contributions to American culture. • There have been many Jewish American actors, songwriters, painters and authors. Sportsmen and businessmen. • Many of the early Hollywood pioneers were Jewish.

  7. INTERESTING FACTS • Since 1845, a total of 34 Jews have served in the Senate • 37% of American Nobel Prize winners have been Jewish

  8. FAMOUS AMERICAN JEWS