Adult Institute Opens; Two Added to Faculty
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Adult Institute Opens; Two Added to Faculty

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Several hundred men and women registered as students of the Institute of Jewish Studies for Adults following the opening assembly at the Brooklyn Jewish Center, 667 Eastern Parkway. The Rev. Dr. Israel N. Levinthal, founder and director of the institute, spoke.

“Hitler may crush the body of the Jew,” he said, “but a thousand Hitlers cannot crush the spirit of the Jew who is conscious of his spiritual heritage.”

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