NEW YORK (Jun. 23)
An announcement that it plans to call an international conference of organizations of Christians and Jews after the war was made here today by the National Conference of Christians and Jews, at the same time that it released a report stating that racial and religious intolerance in this country is waning.
Pointing out that organizations similar to it are in existence in Great Britain, Canada and South Africa, the conference said that an international meeting would aid in the establishment of international solidarity and would encourage and strengthen education for better relations within participating countries.
Discussing the problem of intolerance here, the conference said that despite occasional flare-ups of anti-Semitism in the country, relations between the three largest religious groups are improving to an extent where tolerance is becoming a folkway in American society. Dr. Everett R. Clinchy, president of the conference, said that there is more anti-Jewish, anti-Catholic and anti-Protestant talk, but asserted that this might mean only a growing awareness of intolerance rather than a manifestation of it.