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Growing tensions I: Black-Jewish Relations

Unit 3 , Lesson 2

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Growing tensions I: Black-Jewish Relations

Teacher resources: 

Kahlenberg, Richard D. “Ocean Hill-Brownsville: Unleashing American Liberalism,” New York Sun, May 8, 2008. http://www.nysun.com/opinion/ocean-hill-brownsville-unleashing-american/...

Grubin, David, producer. The Jewish Americans. PBS, 2008. Clip about Freedom Summer and emergence of Black Power available at http://www.pbs.org/jewishamericans/watch/clip_9-2.html. Clip about the Ocean Hill-Brownsville experiment can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIhbUvFKLwE.

Time magazine cover, “Black vs. Jew: A Tragic Confrontation,” January 31, 1969. Online image of cover and link to accompanying article. http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,19690131,00.html. Letters to the editor in response to the article found here: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,838904,00.html. Note: the "Black vs. Jew" cover image appears in the Jewish Americans clip.

Kaufman, Jonathan. Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times between Blacks and Jews in America. New York: Penguin Books, 1988.

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