Wax, James A. (James Aaron), 1912-1989

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1912
Death 1989

Biographical notes:

Senior rabbi (1954-1978), Rabbi Emeritus, civic leader, and social reformer, of Memphis, Tenn.; b. in St. Louis, Mo.; earlier served congregations at Glencoe, Ill., and St. Louis Mo.; moved to Memphis in 1946 when called to be associate rabbi of Temple Israel.

From the description of Rabbi James A. Wax collection, 1922-1989. (Memphis Public Library & Information Center). WorldCat record id: 70977792



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Subjects:

  • Religious leaders
  • Judaism--Relations--Christianity--1945-
  • African Americans
  • Race discrimination
  • Rabbis--Interviews
  • Social advocacy
  • Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
  • Civil rights
  • Mental health services
  • Religious institutions
  • Rabbis--Biography

Occupations:

  • Rabbis--Tennessee--Memphis.
  • Social reformers--Tennessee--Memphis.
  • Civic leaders--Tennessee--Memphis.

Places:

  • Glencoe (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Saint Louis (Mo.) (as recorded)
  • Tennessee--Memphis (as recorded)
  • Memphis (Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)