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Father Brings Son to Court for Deserting Judaism

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A case which has attracted wide attention in the Jewish quarter came up in one of the East London courts.

A Jewish father complained to the magistrate that his son had become a Christian. The magistrate ruled that if the son is over sixteen years of age, he has the right to embrace Christianity if he chooses. The father may bring action against the missionaries who were responsible for the conversion of his son, the judge declared, but it is doubtful whether the action would be successful.