Jewish Boy Scout Leader, 60 Scouts Will Attend World Jamboree in France Next Month

Dr. Harry Lasker, national director of Jewish relationships, Boy Scouts of America, will attend the Sixth World Scout Jamboree (##) Moisson, France, August 9 to 22, as a member of the general staff of the American delegation which consists of 1,090 Boy Scouts and leaders from every state, including more than 60 of the Jewish faith.

Dr. Lasker, an ordained rabbi, will arrange religious services for those of the Jewish faith at the Jamboree, as well as aboard the Army Transport “General (##) H. Muir” upon which the United States delegation sails from New York on July 24. (##) “Jamboree of Peace,” as the gathering will be known, will bring together at (##)isson, 40 miles northwest of Paris, 30,000 Scouts from 39 nations.

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