Jewish Army: Pro & Con

Many Americans of good will, shocked by Nazi atrocities and hopeful of wiping anti-Semitism from the face of the earth, last week flocked to a new cause: creation of a Jewish Army.

The year-old Committee for a Jewish Army, headed by aggressive Journalist Pierre Van Paassen (Days of Our Years, That Day Alone), found more than 1,500 distinguished citizens eager to sign its plea: they ranged from Episcopalian Bishop H. P. Almon Abbott to Sculptor William Zorach. At a dinner in Manhattan last week, about 1,000 of them applauded speeches which demanded immediate...

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