Three meetings will be held on Thursday, May 17, under auspices of the American Jewish Congress for the purpose of creating a united front of Jews and Christians to promote better relations between racial and religious groups in the United States, it was announced today. The meetings will be held at the New School for Social Research, 66 West 12th street.
Those expected to participate are Dr. Frederick B. Robinson, president of City College; Dr. Eugene A. Colligan, president of Hunter College; Dr. George J. Ryan, president of the Board of Education; Professor Horace M. Kallen of the New School of Social Research; Dr. William A. Boylan, President of Brooklyn College; Louis S. Posner, Commissioner of the Board of Education; Dr. William A. Grady and Dr. Edward Mandel, Associate Superintendents of Schools; Dr. Oswald Scholockow, District Superintendent of Schools; Dr. Leon W. Goldrich, director of the Bureau of Child Guidance; Charles H. Tuttle and Sol M. Stroock.
In the afternoon, more than two hundred presidents of national Jewish and non-Jewish organizations will gather at the home of Adolph Lewisohn.
This meeting has been arranged as a President’s Day Program under the auspices of the Women’s Association of the American Jewish Congress.
Speakers will include Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, feminist leader; Miriam Beard, and Everett Clinchy, secretary of the National Conference of Jews and Christians.
Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women’s Association of the American Jewish Congress, will preside.
In the evening, the Williamsburgh Division of the American Jewish Congress will hold a mass meeting at the Eastern District High School, where Nazism will be discussed.
Speakers will include L. Sinfeld, German exile; Rabbi Louis I. Newman of Temple Rodeph Sholom, and Bernard Austin, Deputy State Attorney General.