Bakke, the Jews and Affirmative Action

By Nina Cardin

Eugene Borowitz, February 3, 1978

The author describes the positions of eight Jewish organizations regarding the 1978 Supreme Court decision University of California v. Bakke, which clarified the ways in which race could be considered in college admissions. The organizations discussed are: the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA); the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC); the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW); the United Synagogue of America (USA); the American Jewish Congress (AJCong); the American Jewish Committee (AJComm); the Anti-Defamation League (ADL); and the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC), which is a national "umbrella" organization composed of 101 constituent groups.

Topic: Black-Jewish Relations, Justice, Policy, Community Relations, Prejudice, Social Issues, Jewish Organizations, Politics, Diversity, Political Behavior, Race, Racism, Discrimination, Higher Education

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.147

Page Number(s): 53-58

Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Cardin, Nina. Bakke, the Jews and Affirmative Action. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 3 February 1978: 53-58.


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