Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah and with so many antisemitic attacks upon the Jewish people. I thought I would point to two sources to show that how they were involved with the creation of the United States at birth.
Here are the links:
Both talk of a Jewish Soldier in the Continental Army.
May those who celebrate this joyous celebration of the Maccabees over their Greek-Syrian invaders remember that victory has echoed through the ages.