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Liberal Synagogues in Britain Act to Disaffiliate with Jewish Board of Deputies

The final withdrawal of the Union of Liberal Progressive Synagogues from the Board of Deputies of British Jews was forecast here to night in a decision adopted by a meeting of the officers and representatives to the board of Liberal synagogues and congregations composing the Union.

The unanimous decision of last night’s session was to recommend to all affiliated organizations that they do not return to the Board of Deputies. The Liberals walked out of the Board some weeks ago when they were defeated over the question of whether the Orthodox religious authorities or lay leaders of Liberal synagogues shall appoint officials who record marriage services in the Liberal congregations.