Warsaw (Jul. 18)
The orthodox Jewish point of view against the proposed calendar reform which is to come up before the League of Nations this Fall will be supported by the Polish delegate to the League, Franciszek Sokal. This promise was made today by the Polish vice-minister of foreign affairs, Dr. Wysocki, to a delegation from the central council of the Agudath Israel, orthodox organization. The delegation consisted of Rabbi Lewin, president of the council, and former Senator Mendelsohn.
In presenting the orthodox Jewish attitude toward the calendar reform plan the delegation showed that if it was adopted it would threaten the fixity of the Jewish Sabbath. Dr. Wysocki informed the delegation that he understood and appreciated the Jewish point of view and he assured the delegation that Poland’s representative would not support any movement for calendar reform that would affect the Jewish religion.