Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights

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In August of 1991, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights was engulfed in violence following the deaths of Gavin Cato and Yankel Rosenbaum--a West Indian boy struck by a car in the motorcade of a Hasidic spiritual leader and an orthodox Jew stabbed by a Black teenager. The ensuing unrest thrust the tensions between the Lubavitch Hasidic community and their Afro-Caribbean and African American neighbors into the media spotlight, spurring local and national debates on diversity and multiculturalism. Crown Heights became a ...

Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights 2006, Rutgers University Press, Piscataway

ISBN-13: 9780813538976

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Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights 2006, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813538839

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