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Thousands of Jewish Children in Europe May Become Marranos, Rabbinical Conference Told

The resurgence of a Judeo-Christian religion such as the religion of the Marranos was predicted here today at the 56th annual convention of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Dr. Salo W. Baron, speaking on the possible effect upon thousands of Jewish children of the influence exerted during their formative years which were spent in Christian homes during the Nazi occupation.

Dr. Baron said that communal reconstruction of European Jewry will not be easy. He expressed the belief that the movement for complete separation of Church and State will grow in the liberated countries. “In many countries the Jewish communities will not rise again, he said. “Synagogues may not be restored. The Jews of the Allied countries can be helpful in assisting to locate the loot that was stolen, and restoring the priceless cultural resources to many Jewish communities.”