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Jewish Educational Conference Presents Award to Prof. Compton for Brotherhood Work

Plans to extend the religious education of Jewish children in New York were adopted yesterday by delegates representing several hundred Jewish organizations meeting at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The bodies represented are affiliates of the League of Fraternal and Benevolent Organizations of the Jewish Education Committee of New York.

The convention voted to present its annual award to the American who has made “the most significant contribution to the promotion of human brotherhood” to Professor Arthur H. Compton of the University of Chicago. Professor Compton is one of the foremost living scientists having been awarded the Nobel Prize for physics in 1927. Since 1938, Professor Compton has served as co-chairman of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, representing on that body the Protestants of America.

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