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The Hand of Esau: Montgomery's Jewish Community and the Bus Boycott
by Mary Stanton
In 1955, the majority of Montgomery's Jews confounded Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by ignoring the Bus Boycott. Northern Jews were his staunchest allies, but the Montgomery Jewish community was locked in a painful ambivalence, torn between applying the torah's ethic of justice and wanting to protect their homes and businesses. The Hand of Esau illuminates why some responde ...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by River City Publishing
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