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Archbishop of Canterbury Greets American Rabbis’ Institute on Peace

Greetings form the Archbishop of Canterbury to the “American Institute on Judaism and a Just and Enduring Peace” which will set forth “the peace goals of all mankind in the light of the teachings of Judaism and the inspiration of the prophets of Israel” was received here today by the Commission on Justice and Peace of the Central conference of American Rabbis which is arranging the Institute.

The Institute will open its sessions at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati on December 21. The purposes of the gathering, which will close on December 24, will be outlined by Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman of St. Louis, chairman of the Commission on Justice and Peace of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. The participants in the Institute will be housed in the dormitories of the Hebrew Union College.

In addition to the message form the Archbishop of Canterbury greetings were also received from John foster Dulles, chairman of the Delaware Conference held last year under the auspices of the Federal council of Churches, and from Monsignor John A. Ryan, director of the National Catholic Welfare Council which sponsored the Inter-American Seminar at Washington.

Rabbi James Heller, president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Dr. Julian Morgenstern, president of the Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Israel Goldstein, president of the Synagogue Council of America, Rabbi Louis Levitsky of the Rabbinical Seminary of America and Mr. adolph Rosenberg of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations will bring opening messages.

The Institute will divide into six round tables for which prelimincry studies have been prepared by Rabbis Abba Hillel Silver, Morris Lazaron, Maurice Zigmond, Sidney Goldstein, Jacob J. Weinstein and Professor Paul Freund of Harvard Law School and others with whom they consulted.