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Julia Philips Berger

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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

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Julia Philips Berger ." (Viewed on April 28, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/julia-philips-berger>.

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