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Author Krause, P. Allen, 1939-2012, author

Title To stand aside or stand alone : Southern Reform rabbis and the civil rights movement / P. Allen Krause ; edited by Mark K. Bauman with Stephen Krause
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 402 pages)
Series Jews and Judaism : history and culture
Jews and Judaism (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Contents In the land of the almost possible : P. Irving Bloom -- Julian B. Feibelman -- Alfred L. Goodman -- Martin I. Hinchin -- Jacob M. Rothschild -- Nathaniel Share -- William B. Silverman -- Malcolm Stern -- James A. Wax. In the land of the almost impossible : Milton L. Grafman -- Moses M. Landau -- Charles Mantinband -- Perry E. Nussbaum
Summary "In 1966, Allen Krause, a rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College, conducted interviews with twelve Reform rabbis from various congregations throughout the South concerning their thoughts, principles, and activities as they related to the civil rights movement. ... The rabbis were extremely candid about their opinions and their own activities. The book's geographic scope is limited to the South - the rabbis interviewed served in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia - and the years between 1954 and 1967. ... While several of the rabbis interviewed stood up against the evils of the separate and unequal system, others made peace with it, or found reasons to justify inaction. ... In addition, the book provides a comparative framework for investigating the roles of other religious leaders in the civil rights movement"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 9, 2016)
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Rabbis -- Political activity -- Southern States
Rabbis -- Southern States -- Interviews
Reform Judaism -- Southern States
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Rabbis -- Political activity.
Rabbis.
Reform Judaism.
Southern States.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Bauman, Mark K., 1946- editor
Krause, Stephen (Stephen K.), editor
ISBN 0817390219 (electronic bk.)
9780817390211 (electronic bk.)