Jews and the Civil Rights Movement: the Whys and Why Nots
"A Jewish View on Segregation," a 13-page pro-segregation pamphlet written by an anonymous Jewish author associated with the White Citizens Councils, is available online through the University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections: digilib.usm.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/manu&CISOPTR=1948. You may want to consider using this document for a homework assignment or extension activity. (Note that other pamphlets dealing with segregation can also be found in the digital collection.)
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities, http://www.isjl.org/history/archive/. Includes rich encylopedia entries on individual Jewish communities across the South.
Dollinger, Marc. "Hamans and Torquemadas": Southern and Northern Jewish Responses to the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1965," (Chapter 7), Quest for Inclusion: Jews and Liberalism in Modern America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz, "Stayed on Freedom: Jews in the Civil Rights Movement and After." In Marla Brettschneider, ed. The Narrow Bridge: Jewish Views on Multiculturalism. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1996).
Eli N. Evans. The Provincials. (New York: Free Press Paperbacks, 1997.)
Schultz, Debra L. Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement. New York: New York University Press, 2001.
Jewish Women's Archive. "Living the Legacy - Lesson: Jews and the Civil Rights Movement: the Whys and Why Nots." (Viewed on December 12, 2013) <http://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/civilrights/jews-and-civil-rights-movement-whys-and-why-nots>.