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9781580232739

Shared Dreams

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  • ISBN13:

    9781580232739

  • ISBN10:

    1580232736

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-13
  • Publisher: Jewish Lights Pub
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Summary

Many people are familiar with the story of Jewish support for the American civil rights movement, but this history has another side-one that has not been fully told until now.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The "New Moses"p. 1
"Cease to Do Evil, Learn to Do Good": Jewish Tradition and Social Justicep. 11
The Updated Covenantp. 19
"Out of Zion Shall Go Forth the Law": King and the Jewsp. 29
Montgomery: The Journey Beginsp. 37
A Refugee from the "Commercial Jungle": Stanley Levisonp. 49
"Moses" Returns to Atlantap. 57
Only Rabble-Rousers Recite Psalms with Negroesp. 69
"Raging" Bull: Hell in Birminghamp. 77
All Eyes on Washingtonp. 93
Freedom Summer, 1964p. 99
"Our Marching Steps Will Thunder: We Survive!"p. 107
A Poisoned Fountain: St. Augustinep. 121
A Kindred Spirit: Abraham Joshua Heschelp. 133
Selma: The Ultimate Freedom Marchp. 145
Afrocentrists' New Target: Israelp. 159
Friendship Lostp. 171
From One Battle to Anotherp. 181
End of the Dream: Memphisp. 189
Epiloguep. 193
Notesp. 196
Indexp. 216
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