Education: Prejudice Is Where You Find It

In Manhattan, Publishers Grosset & Dunlap disclosed that they had withdrawn an edition of the Arabian Nights and revised it. The American Jewish Congress had objected to one of the illustrations, and to references in the text to "a cunning Jew." The former text, said the publishers, has been in use for some 70 years.

In Detroit, Indiana University Professor John Robert Moore averred that Shakespeare was not antiSemitic. Shylock, said he, was not intended as a gibe at the Jews: Shakespeare meant him to be played as a comic figure, like Pantaloon.


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