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English View Neglect of Jewish Education As Men-ace to American Israel

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Neglect of Jewish education by American Jewry. as evidenced in the figures of the United States census of religious bodies made public by the Department of Commerce, constitutes a serious menace to its future, is the comment of the “Jewish Chronicle,” Anglo-Jewish weekly in its issue of today.

Pointing to the fact that of the 2,948 congregations in America only 553 have Sabbath schools, the paper states that while it hesitates to say whether things are worse among American Jewry than in other countries, but its “gigantic proportions constitute a menace which would be disasterous if Jews are permitted to grow in such a paucity of Jewish education.”