Synopses & Reviews
Many are familiar with the story of Jewish support for the American civil rights movement. But this history has another side. Here is the full story of Dr. King's involvement with the Jewish community with the use of previously unpublished material and interviews with those who marched at Dr. King's side.
The often overlooked story of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s relationship with the Jewish community is recounted by Rabbi Schneier, President of the Foundation for Ethic Understanding, which is dedicated to strengthening relations between the Jewish and African-American communities. National tour.
Many people are familiar with the story of Jewish support for the American civil rights movement, but this history has another side--
one that has not been fully told until now.
"Outlines a compelling image of relations between the two communities.... In Shared Dreams, Rabbi Schneier reiterates our commonality, as upheld by Martin Luther King, Jr., and fuels the reader to continue to work for the advancement of race relations among all God's children."
--from the Preface by Martin Luther King III
Shared Dreams brings to life the impressive, surprising, and long-neglected history of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s efforts in support of the Jewish community. This is a story that sheds new light on the commitment and the relationship between the Jewish and African-American communities as they have struggled together to fight for justice and civil rights in our nation, and our lives.