You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Julia Philips Berger

Blog posts

Jews and the Civil Rights Movement: There’s more to it than you might think

Today, when most Reform synagogues have a social action committee and when legal segregation is a thing of the past, it may be hard for us to understand how some American Jews could not support and participate in the Civil Rights Movement. Over the last seven months, as I’ve worked on a high school curriculum about Jewish participation in the Civil Rights Movement for the Jewish Women’s Archive, I have been examining this issue and many others that highlight the complexities of Civil Rights history.

Topics: Civil Rights

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. " Julia Philips Berger ." (Viewed on February 26, 2015) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/julia-philips-berger>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Poll

Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?

Twitter

11 hr
In the 1970s, ppl were apparently REALLY amazed that women comics could be funny AND "feminine" #JoanRivers #Progress http://t.co/6jUhRaFHFK
13 hr
Today in 2006, artist and photograph editor Sally Fox died http://t.co/0YiIuZbFqU
1 day
Check out JWA's interview with Roger Cohen, @nytimes columnist and author of "The Girl from Human Street" http://t.co/Enu6UDE3q8