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Emma Lazarus

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In honor of our upcoming Independence Day weekend, I’d like to share with you a piece of writing by Jewish poet Emma Lazarus (1849-1887). Her poem “The New Colossus” is engraved on the Statue of Liberty, which became the symbol of hope for millions of American immigrants who sailed by her on their way to …

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