All posts for the month December, 2018

Bertram Korn on the Jewish Slave Trade

All quotes are from Jews and Negro Slavery in the Old South by rabbi Bertram Korn published by the Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in 1961. Very few Jews spoke out against slavery Jews participated in every aspect and process of the exploitation of the defenseless blacks. (p34) Slave-dealing obviously did not disqualify Jews from receiving […]

The Real Reasons for Suburbanization

Many recognize the problems of a spread out lifestyle, which is particularly common in America: traffic congestion, long commute times, the destruction of natural open spaces, and a lower social atmosphere. The post-war period has seen the exodus of families from dense urban environments into low density communities. Many of the once thriving urban communities […]