US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today issued a special announcement on the occasion of Jewish American Heritage Month in the United States.
“In the centuries since the founding of our nation, Jewish Americans have enriched our country’s culture and character. As Jewish American Heritage Month commences, we reaffirm our support for the Jewish community and our unwavering commitment to ridding the world of anti-Semitism,” Pompeo wrote.
For the special month starting in May and marking its 14th year, the U.S. President also issued a statement. “In 1654, the first Jewish settlers came to modern-day New Amsterdam, New York, in search of the freedom to practice their faith.