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Rabbi Brickner Received at White House Prior to Departure for Overseas Tour

Dr. Barnett R. Brickner, Cleveland Rabbi, saw President Roosevelt today for a brief talk before leaving on a religious inspection tour of Jewish soldiers on the fighting fronts.

After his conversation with the President, Dr. Brickner told newsmen that he would visit the Middle and Far East as well as the Caribbean, North Africa and Europe. With Dr. Brickner on his visit to the President were Chaplain Aryeh Lev, who will accompany him on the trip, and Louis Kraft and Walter Rothschild of the Jewish Welfare Board.