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Jewish Statistical Bureau Compiles Directory; Starts with Poll Among 4,500 Rabbis

Forty-five hundred rabbis in the United States and Canada were today polled by the Jewish Statistical Bureau which is compiling the first complete Jewish Directory, it was announced here by Dr. Harry S. Linfield, executive secretary of the Bureau.

Besides containing an authentic list of rabbis in the U.S. and Canada, the Directory will detail all the Jewish congregations, their officers and other Jewish religious, educational and charitable institutions as well as other statistical information concerning the Jewish people. In the last previous census taken by Dr. Linfield, 1,751 rabbis were enumerated.