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American Jewish Conference Announces It Will Cease Functioning at End of This Year

The American Jewish Conference, organized in 1943 as the all-inclusive national body of American Jewry to deal with post-war Jewish problems, will wind up its affairs and cease to function as of December 31, 1948, it was announced today by Louis Lipsky, chairman of the Conference executive committee.

Lipsky revealed that a motion to continue the status quo of the Conference had been defeated at a meeting of its Interim Committee held on November 10. The Committee, on a motion made by Lipsky, voted then with only a few abstentions to conclude the activities of the Conference at the end of the year.