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Jewish Sabbath Alliance Snubs ‘concession’ on School Opening

What appears to be a partial concession to the recent request of the Jewish Sabbath Alliance that the Board of Education defer the opening of school in the fall from September 10 to September 12, because the Jewish New Year holy days fall on the tenth and eleventh of that month, has been granted by the school authorities.

A letter to the Alliance, signed by Dr. Harold G. Campbell, Superintendent of Schools, announces that the schools will be opened September 11. The announcement, however, is worded in an ambiguous manner which leaves room for doubt as to whether the date set is really a concession.