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Mr. Washington Goes to Philadelphia

February 21, 2008
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President George Washington -- played by impersonator Jim Gibson -- visited the National Museum of American Jewish History in Center City Monday afternoon as part of a Presidents Day program. He read a letter Washington sent to Congregation Mikveh Israel in 1790 that affirmed his support of Judaism and the freedom of religion.
Photo by Jared Shelly

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