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American Institute of Jewish Studies Will Be Established by U.A.H.C.

The announcement of the establishment of an “American Institute for Jewish Studies” to stimulate Jewish studies on the part of young people and adults, will coincide with the 20th Anniversary Meeting of the Commission on Jewish Education of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Central Conference of American Rabbis in New York City on June 21, it was disclosed here today by Dr. Solomon B. Freehof, Pittsburgh, the Commission chairman.

The Commission is engaged in several key projects at the present time, chief of which is the preparation of pre-school literature, and the “American Institute for Jewish Studies.” A third project is the development of literature on Marriage, Family and Home, especially under war conditions. The membership of the Commission is drawn from all parts of the country and includes only those who are actively engaged in Jewish education.