Category Archives: Lazarus (Emma)

High above Flood & Fire Ye Held the Scroll

Emma Lazarus writes a Statue of Liberty-type poem celebrating Rosh Hashanah.

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America, An Immigrant Nation

Opponents of the Dream Act should reread the lines on the Statue of Liberty.

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Refugee Poem Changed Liberty’s Meaning

The poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty get us to interpret the sculpture differently than the designer intended.

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