Dr. Robert G. Weisbord
Ph.D., New York University, 1966
B.A., New York University, 1955
Racial questions in sports, the Vatican, and the Holocaust
- HIS 150 - Introduction to African American History
- HIS 328 - The Holocaust
- HIS 378 - Arab-Israel Conflict
The Chief Rabbi, the Pope and the Holocaust: An Era in Vatican-Jewish Relations
(New Brunswick: Transaction, 1992), written with Wallace P. Sillanpoa.
Israel in the Black American Perspective
(Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985), assisted by Richard Kazarian.
Genocide?: Birth Control and the Black American
(Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press and Two Continents, 1975).
Ebony Kinship: African, Africans, and the Afro-American
(Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1973).
Bittersweet Encounter: The Afro-American and the American Jew
(Westport, Connecticut: Negro University Press, 1970), written with Arthur Stein. This book was also published in paperback edition by Schocken books in the fall of 1972.
African Zion: The Attempt to Establish a Jewish Colony in the East Africa Protectorate 1903-1905
(Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1968).
“1930’s Olympic Spirit Was Marred by Prejudice,” Jewish Voice and Herald
, August, 2004, p. 43.
“The King, the Cardinal, and the Pope: Leopold II’s Genocide in the Congo and the Vatican,” Journal of Genocide Research
, 5 (2003), 35-45.
“Pope Pius XII and the Christmas Broadcast,” Jewish Currents
, (March-April 2003), pp. 10-12.
“A Question of Race: Pope Pius XII and the ‘Colored Troops’ in Italy,” The Historian
, 65 (Winter 2002): 404-417.
“Reciprocal Respect: Blacks, Jews, and the Holocaust,” Jewish Currents
, (January-February 2002), pp.4-8.
“Cruelty in the Congo-Rhode Island’s Model Legislator, “Providence Journal
, 11 March 2000 (with Robert Gutchen).
“Kissing Kids: Don’t Chuckle,” Providence Journal
, 22 February 1997.
Preface to Robert A. Rockaway’s, The Jews Cannot Defeat Me: The Anti-Jewish Campaign of Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam
(Tel Aviv University, 1995).
“Black American Perceptions of the Titanic,” Journal of Popular Culture
, 28 (Winter 1994), pp. 245-250.
“Jews, Black Muslims and the Slave Rebel Nat Turner,” Jewish Spectator
(Winter 1994-1995), pp.40-41.
“White Racism, Apes, and Asininty,” Providence Journal
, 16 June 1994. “Max Schmeling: Righteous Ring Warrior,” History Today
(January 1993), pp. 36-41.
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