Conference of Palestine Rabbis Backs Dr. Herzog in Conflict with Jewish Agency

A non-partisan Union of Rabbis was organized here today at a conference of 200 rabbis from all parts of Palestine. The conference wired to Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog supporting his stand in the controversy with the Jewish Agency concerning the religious education, of the several hundred refugee children from Teheran.

The rabbis appealed to the Jewish Agency not to cause a split in the Yishuv, and urged the Agency to make possible the religious education of all the children. They called on the Mizrachi and Agudas Israel organization, which have split sharply over the question of the young refugees’ education, to settle their differences.

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