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Committee of Jewish Women’s Organizations Calls for Observance of Dietary Laws at All Jewish Public

The Conference Committee of National Jewish Women’s Organizations, which held its annual meeting at Atlantic City, reelected Mrs. Maurice Maurice Steinfield of St. Louis as its Chairman, and Mrs. Estelle M. Sternberger of New York City as Secretary-Treasurer. Mrs. Chas. I. Hoffman of Newark, N. J., was elected Vice-Chairman.

The National organizations who were represented at this meeting were: the National Council of Jewish Women, by Mrs. Joseph E. Friend of New Orleans and Mrs. Estelle M. Sternberger. The National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, by Mrs. Maurice Steinfeld of St. Louis and Miss Jeanette Miriam Goldberg of Philadelphia; The Hadasah, by Mrs. Robert Szold of New York City, and Mrs. Samuel J. Rosensohn of New York City; The Women’s Branch of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, by Mrs. Herbert S. Goldstein of New York City, and Mrs. Alice Taub of Atlantic City; The Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America, by Mrs. Samuel Spiegel of New York City, and Mrs. Chas. I. Hoffman of Newark, N. J.

The Conference decided to summon a meeting of the Cultural Activities Chairmen of the several national organizations, represented in the Conference Committee, to discuss their respective cultural programs, to insure cooperation in their work and the avoidance of duplication.

It was resolved to bring to the attention of the public a resolution that had been adopted by the Conference Committee, which provided that the Jewish dietary laws be observed at all dinners and public functions under Jewish auspices, which make their appeal to Jews of all varieties of religious opinion, in order to insure full cooperation and unity of action among all Jewish groups.

Another resolution provided that for the same reasons, the observance of the Jewish Sabbath be strictly adbered to in all public institutions maintained by and for the Jewish community, and that any religious work for the benefit of any religious group shall be in accordance with the viewpoint of that particular group.

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