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Letter, Mort R. Lewis to the President of Congregation Temple B'nai Israel; December 25, 1964

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Creator:Lewis, Mort R.
Title:Letter, Mort R. Lewis to the President of Congregation Temple B'nai Israel; December 25, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 25

From the Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers. Mort Lewis urges Temple B'nai Israel to reconsider the dismissal of Rabbi Ben-Ami for his civil rights activities.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- | Lewis, Mort R. | Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 | Moses (Biblical leader) | Mattathias Maccabeus | Antiochus IV, King of Syria, ca. 215-164 B.C. | Daniel (Biblical figure) | Ezekiel (Biblical prophet) | Jeremiah (Biblical prophet) | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--California--Los Angeles | Temple B'nai Israel (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Synagogues--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Employees--Resignation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Rabbis--Resignation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Clergy--Resignation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Clergy--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Church controversies--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Churches--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Cooperativeness--Moral and ethical aspects--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Discrimination--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Race discrimination--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Racism--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Segregation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Segregationists--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--California--Los Angeles | Civil rights movements--United States | Race relations | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Jewish merchants--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Merchants--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Prisoners--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Visitations (Church work)--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Ethics--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Equality before the law--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Social justice--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Justice | Conscience--Religious aspects--Judaism | Conscience--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Courage | Conduct of life | Fairness | Shame--Religious aspects--Judaism | Risk-taking (Psychology)--Religious aspects--Judaism | Dissenters | Charity | Benevolence--Mississippi | African Americans--Charities | Poor--Mississippi | Poor--Services for--Mississippi | Poor African Americans--Services for--Mississippi | African Americans--Services for--Mississippi | Poor African Americans--Mississippi | Social service--Mississippi | Social service and race relations--Mississippi | African American families--Mississippi | Christmas--Mississippi | Holidays--Mississippi | Dinners and dining--Mississippi | Turkeys--Mississippi | Christmas for Mississippi Project | Hanukkah--United States | Fasts and feasts--Judaism | Maccabees | Jews--History--586 B.C.-70 A.D. | Rites and ceremonies--United States | Judaism--Liturgy | Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- --Resignation from office | Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- --Ethics | Lewis, Mort R.--Ethics | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849 | Palestine, 31.952162, 35.233154 | Egypt, 27.0, 30.0 | Syria, 35.0, 38.0
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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Box 1, Folder 15, M365 Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

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