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Jewish Book Month Observed by Hundreds of Congregations Throughout Country

Jewish Book Month, which opened during the weekend and will run to December 10th, will be observed by hundreds of congregations throughout the country with rabbis delivering sermons on the significance of cultural endeavor at the forthcoming Sabbath Eve and Day services.

The Jewish Book Council of America, under the sponsorship of the National Jewish Welfare Board, has been informed by Orthodox, Conservative and Reform rabbis in all sections of the country that they are planning to dedicate the Sabbath, November 18th, to the observance of Jewish Book Sabbath. The aim of Jewish Book Month is to achieve special emphasis on Jewish literary activity and to create an awareness of Jewish cultural values. Cooperating with the Council, in addition to synagogues and temples, are Jewish Centers, educational bureaus, and national Jewish organizations.