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37 Rabbis Tour Protestant Youth Camps in Program to Improve Inter-faith Relations

Thirty-seven rabbis will tour 100 Protestant youth camps in a program designed by the Conference of Christians and Jews to promote better inter-faith relations, it was announced here. Three thousand persons are participating in the program.

Rabbi Henry B. Wernick of Hammond, Ind., who just completed a course of instruction at a Congregationalist camp reported that the students at the camp were the most “receptive-minded class of church people I have met in some time.” Rabbi Peretz Halpern of Rockville Centre, L.I., who taught a class in a Connecticut camp, said “I am convinced that mutual benefits can be derived from this close association of our two faiths.”