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The Temple bombing

Melissa Fay Greene

The Temple bombing

by Melissa Fay Greene

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temple (Atlanta, Ga.),
  • Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Bombings -- Georgia -- Atlanta.,
  • Antisemitism -- Georgia -- Atlanta.,
  • Atlanta (Ga.) -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-478) and index.

    StatementMelissa Fay Greene.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF294.A89 J536 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination502 p. :
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15208439M
    ISBN 100224040510
    OCLC/WorldCa41398808

      In “The Temple Bombing” we are presented with a minute piece of real Atlanta (and world) history. It’s grimly fascinating and worth . The temple was the fourth southern synagogue to be bombed in a year and shook the “city too busy to hate” to its core. Rabbi Jacob Rothschild had outspokenly supported integration for years and in the wake of the Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended segregation, racial tension made the temple an inviting target.

    Join GPB in person or via live chat and livestream tonight for a panel discussion about the Temple bombing, featuring Janice Rothschild Blumberg. Here is how to take part. This post gives context to that bombing. It explains what happened and how Rabbi Jacob Rothschild was integral in healing the city of Atlanta. Atlanta is home to two of the most infamous cases of. An urgent, fiery reconstruction of a tragic moment in the history of Atlanta, a moment when the combustible mix of black oppression, Jewish liberalism, and white anxiety finally blew up in an otherwise peaceful city. During the night of Oct. 12, , 50 sticks of dynamite exploded under the august old Reform synagogue known simply as the Temple. It was a warning to Jacob .

    The bombing was the work of white supremacists and anti-Semitic hate groups. The Temple’s leader, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, was a staunch ally of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and he used his pulpit to advocate for social justice. “We were asleep. The Temple Bombing is an act of witness against the chaos, at once sickening, elegant, and heartfelt. The National Book Foundation, Nonfiction Finalist Award. Biography l Author Profiles Last Man Out l The Temple Bombing l Praying for Sheetrock Magazine Articles l Adoption Stories Family Photos. Home.


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I learned a great deal from Ms Greene, and so will many readers who think their lives are disconnected from history.” —New York Times Book Review. The bombing had done about $, in damage (about three-quarters of a million dollars in today’s money). That support is why The Temple’s old social hall was named “Friendship Hall.” During the first Shabbat service after the bombing, Rabbi Rothschild spoke perhaps the.

small in number, Jews had been present in Atlanta since its founding in the mid-nineteenth century and were well represented among the city's merchant and professional classes.

The roughly 1, Jews who belonged to the Temple at the time of its bombing were similarly situated, and numerous members enjoyed prominence in a variety of fields.

The found the book riveting. I connected with the book on many levels. The book’s main character, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, who served as the Temple’s rabbi during the October bombing, began his career at Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh where he grew up/5.

With "The Temple Bombing," Melissa Fay Greene surpasses the accomplishment of "Praying for Sheetrock." Much like that book, "The Temple Bombing" is a microcosm of the Civil Rights Movement.

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