Of Fascism, Jewry
Mr. Paul A. Gipfel
of the Classics department addressed the Menorah Society Wednesday, on Fascism
and the Jew. He cited as Fascist axioms, Nationalism, Militarism,
and Suppression of Minorities.
He showed how these
pillars of Fascism were oppressive to Jewish ideals, life, and culture.
The circumstances of Jewish life, by necessity, made the Jew an
internationalist, and a minority, he said.
Mr. Gipfel also
named as the characteristics of Fascism, which the Jewish people
opposed, anti-intellectualism, reaction, and perpetuation of
The Menorah Society
decided at this meeting. to present a medal to a member of overt
graduating class who had done most to further good feelings between
Jewish students and those of other faiths in Brooklyn College.
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May 20, 2004