Jews and Christians to Hold Conference on Proselytizing

A conference under the auspices of the National Conference of Jews and Christians will be held shortly in New York City to discuss the question of converting Jewish children to Christianity. A meeting of the Executive Board of the Conference was held recently at which time the decision for the conference was made. It was agreed at the meeting “that the attempt to convert Jewish children to Christianity by the use of all manner of social inducements was unfair and conducive to the development of much bad feeling.”

The committee also voted to conduct a National Seminar in the Fall for the purpose of discussing the common social aims of major religious groups.

The Conference is made up of representatives of various Jewish and Christian organizations. The Union of American Hebrew Congregations is one of the members.

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