By Dina Weinstein
Rabbis Return to Florida Civil Rights Battleground as Heroes
(JTA) — For Rabbi Richard Levy, it was an emotional return to this historic northeastern Florida city. The first time Levy came to St. Augustine 50 years ago, he and 15 other rabbis and a Reform Jewish leader endured taunts from segregationists armed with broken bottles and bricks. They were jailed along with other civil…
50 Years of Integration Began With Jewish Student’s Editorial
In 1962, a straight-A University of Alabama student named Melvin Meyer became a lightning rod of controversy when he published an editorial in the Crimson White, Alabama’s student newspaper, that countered the bigotry that was roiling the American south at the time. Meyer, a Jew from Starkville, Miss., was responding to the escalating tensions in…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
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Evangelicals love to compare Trump to King David — but just how similar are they?
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