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Tweet Share    George Washington insisted that no religion in America was to be privileged, and none was to be demeaned. Several years into his presidency, Washington paid a visit to the Jewish Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI. In a letter he sent them afterwards, he said: Gentlemen, While I receive, with much satisfaction, your…
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