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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
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"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
Biography
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.

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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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