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After a brief, tantalizing glimpse of the practices of Rabbi Wentworth Matthew's Commandment Keepers Congregation, a small group in Harlem & Brooklyn who all themselves Ethiopian Hebrews & who strive to emulate the traditional Orthodox Jew, Brotz immediately proceeds to an interesting, if sketchy, analysis of what he considers the central dilemma for Negroes today. ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published 1964 by Free Press of Glencoe
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Nov 26, 2014 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: sociologists of black American culture
Recommended to Erik by: Harold Kasimow
I read this sometime during college, but cannot recall exactly when. The most plausible hypothesis is that it was assigned for the Senior Seminar for Religious Studies majors at Grinnell, the most plausible assigner being Harold Kasimow, the resident expert on Judaism.