Rebecca Soffer is a New York-based writer and producer who has worked at "The Colbert Report" and Reboot. She tweets from @rebeccasoffer.
May 1, 2013 2:38pm
May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a commemoration first recognized by President George W. Bush in 2006. Since then, hundreds of programs have taken place nationwide annually to honor the rich contributions of Jews to American culture and society. President Obama added to the annual festivities by launching an annual White House bash. But this…