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Jewish Homeland Will Lessen Anti-semitism, Says Hapgood

March 28, 1924
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Anti-Semitism throughout the world will be lessened by the establishment of a Jewish Homeland in Palestine, Norman Hapgood, Editor of Hearst’s International Magazine, declared at a dinner last night given in honor of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, President of the World Zionist Organization, by the Flatbush and Coney Island Committee of the Palestine Foundation Fund at the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn.

“Those who argue that the Palestine movement will increase anti-Semitic feeling seem to me without knowledge of popular psychology. There are temporary local difficulties but it is clear that in the long run an idealistic emphasis of this kind can affect the world attitude only for good.”

Other speakers included the guest of honor, Dr. Weizmann, David A. Brown, Max Kiss, the local campaign chairman, and Dr. A. H. Heller, who presided.

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