Newark (Sep. 4)
Two prominent Jews are included on a list of the spiritual and intellectual leaders of the nation compiled by Prof. Robert E. Rogers, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at the request of the United Press. Prof. Rogers has selected twenty-three persons in contradistinction to the “59 rulers of America” selected by James W. Gerard.
The two Jews on the former list are Felix Adler and Walter Lippman. Of Dr. Adler, Prof. Rogers states: “Founder of Ethical Culture, which seeks to blend the best of Hebraism, Christianity and Paganism in a new intellectual discipline.” Of Mr. Lippman, editor of the N. Y. World and author, he says: a man “to whom all knowledge and all opinion are grist for his mill; a modern stoic who believes man must stand on his own feet.”