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Governor Lehman Endorses Brotherhood Day

Brotherhood Day, to be observed throughout the country on February 22 and 23 was officially endorsed yesterday by Governor Herbert H. Lehman in a communication to the National Conference of Jews and Christians, under whose auspices the observance will be held.

In endorsing the observances, Governor Lehman said:

“I am heartily in accord with the purposes of Brotherhood Day and of the National Conference of Jews and Christians. I think your organization has done much to bring about a greater understanding among those of different faiths and races. I hope its sphere of influence will over grow wider.”

Officials of the National Conference said the slogan of this year’s observances will be “Make America Safe for Differences.” The emphasis will be upon the contributions which Jefferson, Adams, Madison, with the Lords Baltimore, Roger Williams and other colonial and revolutionary leaders, have made to the American tradition of civil and religious liberty.

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