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Sunday, March 20 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Southern Jews in the Crucible of Civil Rights

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The struggle for civil rights in the South is one of the most compelling chapters in American history. Yet this heroic story becomes complicated once you look at the role of southern Jews.  This session will explore how Jews in the South navigated this tumultuous time, examining the historical relationship between Jews and African Americans in the South and how southern Jews responded to the moral challenge of the civil rights movement.

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Stuart Rockoff

Stuart Rockoff is the executive director of the Mississippi Humanities Council, where he works to develop and support public humanities programs around the state. He earlier served as the director of the History Department at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life... Read More →

Sunday March 20, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Lavin-Bernick Center -- Room 210 Tulane University, 201 Boggs, New Orleans, LA 70118