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Christian Professor, Now Jew, Will Hold Seder for Jewish Students

A number of Jewish students at Harvard University will observe the Seder nights at the home of Prof. Harry K. Messenger of Harvard. Professor Messenger, who teaches Latin and Greek at the University, is a scholar of Hebrew and the Talmud, and after touring around the world and observing the life of various nations and their religions, embraced the Jewish faith. His wife, who is the niece of a Bishop also embraced the Jewish faith.

Prof. Messenger is now a member of the orthodox congregation, Chab Shalom, and is strongly opposed to reform Judaism.

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