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The quiet voices : southern rabbis and Black civil rights, 1880s to 1990s

Author: Mark K Bauman; Berkley Kalin
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1997.
Series: Judaic studies series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"By exploring the motivations and subsequent behavior of a variety of rabbis in different parts of the South both before and during the civil rights struggle, the contributors in this volume provide a more complete understanding of the involvement of southern rabbis with black civil rights." "The essays in this volume are among the first detailed case studies of both well-known and hitherto little-known individuals  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Johann Friedrich Christian Bücker
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark K Bauman; Berkley Kalin
ISBN: 081730892X 9780817308926
OCLC Number: 36916320
Description: x, 444 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Rabbi Max Heller, Zionism, and the "negro question" : New Orleans, 1891-1911 / Bobbie S. Malone --
Morris Newfeld, Alabama, and Blacks, 1895-1940 / Mark Cowett --
A plea for tolerance : Fineshriber in Memphis / Berkley Kalin --
"Hamans" and "Torquemadas" : Southern and Northern Jewish responses to the civil rights movement, 1945-1965 / Marc Dollinger --
Civil and social rights efforts of Arkansas Jewry / Carolyn Gray LeMaster --
Rabbi Sidney Wolf : harmonizing in Texas / Hollace Ava Weiner --
Rabbi David Jacobson and the integration of San Antonio / Karl Preuss --
The prophetic voice : Rabbi James A. Wax / Patricia M. LaPointe --
Rabbi Grafman and Birmingham's civil rights era / Terry Barr --
Divided together : Jews and African Americans in Durham, North Carolina / Leonard Rogoff --
Big struggle in a small town : Charles Mantinband of Hattiesburg, Mississippi / Clive Webb --
What price Amos? Perry Nussbaum's career in Jackson, Mississippi / Gary Phillip Zola --
Jacob M. Rothschild : his legacy twenty years after / Janice Rothschild Blumberg --
The year they closed the schools : the Norfolk story / Malcolm Stern --
A personal memoir / Myron Berman --
"Then and now" : Southern rabbis and civil rights / Micah D. Greenstein and Howard Greenstein.
Series Title: Judaic studies series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Mark K. Bauman and Berkley Kalin.


Explores the motivations and subsequent behaviour of rabbis of southern environments both before and during the civil rights struggle. Bauman demonstrates that most southern rabbis faced pressures  Read more...


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