Civil Disobedience: A Secular and Jewish View

By Ruben Schindler

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1974

The author examines the tactic of civil disobedience as a strategy for social change, based on secular literature and on Jewish biblical sources. The author finds examples of Jewish civil disobedience in the books of Exodus, Samuel and Jeremiah, as well as the historian Josephus and other sources.

Topic: History, Engagement, Jewish Text, Values

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: vol.50/no.4

Page Number(s): 322-326

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Genre: Article

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Schindler, Ruben. Civil Disobedience: A Secular and Jewish View. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Summer 1974: 322-326. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4012


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