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Vicki Gabriner Oral History Excerpt, Jewish Participation in the Civil Rights Movement

…One of the strong things I grew up with as a kid was some sense of fighting for social justice, and without realizing it, that that was rooted somehow in Jewish tradition. It was never specifically identified to me as such, and I don’t even know that that was what was driving people. But as I look back on it now, I know that that was part of that Jewish secular tradition of social justice.


Vicki Gabriner, oral history interview conducted by Judith Rosenbaum for the Jewish Women's Archive on July 20, 2000.


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Gabriner describes how her Jewish heritage led her to participate in social justice events.

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20011964
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Gabriner, Vicki

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Vicki Gabriner Oral History Excerpt, Jewish Participation in the Civil Rights Movement." (Viewed on April 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/vicki-gabriner-oral-history-excerpt-jewish-participation-in-civil-rights-movement>.