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Univ. of Tampa fights losing battle over recognition of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)

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Univ. of Tampa fights losing battle over recognition of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)

The University of Tampa (UT), an elite private university, finds itself in a no-win situation fighting a battle over acceptance of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), a well-known, international Jewish fraternity. According to the ‘Jewish Press‘ in Tampa, both sides are at an impasse. Things deteriorated rapidly in less than a year. The university’s newspaper, the ‘Minaret’ ran a story in January, 2011 stating, “Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) is the first Jewish fraternity on campus. AEPi,  the Global Jewish Fraternity, was founded in 1913 to provide opportunities for a Jewish man seeking the best possible college and fraternity experience.” It was a positive piece that even included interviews with AEPi national about how happy the...

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