Rabbi Max Heller: Reformer, Zionist, Southerner, 1860-1929

  title={Rabbi Max Heller: Reformer, Zionist, Southerner, 1860-1929},
  author={Barbara S. Malone},
  journal={Journal of Southern History},
  • Barbara S. Malone
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Southern History
  • Max Heller was a man of both passionate conviction and inner contradiction. He sought to be at the center of current affairs, not as a spokesperson of centrist opinion, but as an agitator or mediator, constantly struggling to find an acceptable path as he confronted the major issues of the day - racism and Jewish emancipation in eastern Europe, nationalism and nativism, immigration and assimilation. Heller's life experience provides a distinct vantage point from which to view the complexity of… CONTINUE READING
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