Year World Events American Jewish Events American Events
2000

 

Jewish population: between 5.34 and 6.16 million (1.90-2.2 percent of total population)

Senator Joseph Lieberman is the first Jew nominated for vice-president by a major political party

 

2001

 

 

World Trade Center Towers on 9/11/01

September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and on the Pentagon

2002

The Euro becomes legal tender in continental Europe

 

U.S. and allies invade Afghanistan, attack Al Qaeda, and topple the Taliban

2004

Olympics held in Greece

350th anniversary commemorative medal, 2004

American Jewish community celebrates 350th anniversary of Jewish life in America

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