Martin Luther King Jr. in the front line of the third march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Second from right is Rabbi Joshua Heschel, March 21, 1965. AP

Do Black Lives Matter to U.S. Jews, Too?

Reexamining the relationship between American Jews and race over the last decades, Haaretz looks at why Jews aren’t visible in the fight for racial justice today.

At the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 2013, Alan van Capelle, then the head of Bend the Arc, a progressive Jewish social action organization, spoke about the Jewish community’s historical...

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