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Letter, Meyer Blatt to the congregation of Temple B'nai Israel; December 25, 1964

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Creator:Blatt, Meyer
Title:Letter, Meyer Blatt to the congregation of Temple B'nai Israel; December 25, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 25

From the Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers; Meyer Blatt questions the moral right of the Temple B'nai Israel congregation to force the resignation of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami in an effort to make him give up 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- | Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- --Resignation from office | Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- --Ethics | Blatt, Meyer | Blatt, Meyer--Ethics | Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 | Temple B'nai Israel (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--California--Covina | 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 | Journalism--Objectivity--United States | Shame--California--Covina | Shame--Religious aspects--Judaism | Opinion (Philosophy) | Cooperativeness--Moral and ethical aspects--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--California--Covina | Civil rights movements--United States | Race relations | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Jews--Attitudes | 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 | Compassion--Mississippi | Compassion--Religious aspects--Judaism | Compassion--Religious aspects--Christianity | Humanitarianism | Humanitarianism--Religious aspects--Judaism | Humanitarianism--Religious aspects--Christianity | Social service--Mississippi | Social service and race relations--Mississippi | Religion and social problems--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Religion and social problems--United States | Employees--Dismissal of--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Physicians--California--Covina | Jews--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Jews--California--Covina | Apathy--Germany | Apathy--United States | Apathy--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Persecution--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Persecution--United States | Jews--Nazi persecution--Germany | Freedom of religion--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Freedom of religion--United States | Toleration--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Toleration--United States | Prejudices--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Prejudices--United States | Physicians--California--Covina | Jewish physicians--California--Covina | Anesthesiologists--California--Covina | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | Covina (Calif.) | United States, California, Los Angeles County, 34.1980015, -118.261017 | Germany, 51.5, 10.5
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 15, M365 Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

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Forms part of the Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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