The War inside the Jews- A Painful Breakdown of the Liberal Consensus

By Leonard Fein

1977

Initial Jewish support for affirmative action in the 1950s and 1960s began to wane as increasing numbers of Jewish organizations began to lament the eroding of the American meritocracy. Despite traditional Jewish communal support of minimized and under-represented groups, Jewish opposition to new forms of affirmative action highlight an increasing rift between Black and Jewish causes and concerns.

Topic: Black-Jewish Relations, Race, Racism, Pluralism, Enrollment

Name of Publication: The New Republic

Page Number(s): 16-18

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. The War inside the Jews- A Painful Breakdown of the Liberal Consensus. The New Republic. 1977: 16-18. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15032


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