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World Executive of Agudah Opens Five-day Parley in N.y.; All Sessions Are Closed

The first postwar conference of the world executive of Agudas Israel opened here today at the Hotel Manhattan Towers. All sessions of the five-day meeting will be held in camera and will review religious problems in Israel and efforts designed to strengthen religious observance among Jewish communities throughout the world.

Dr. Jacob Rosenheim, world president of the Agudah, addressed the opening session today. Other speakers included Israel Minister of Welfare Rabbi I.M. Lewin and H.A. Goodman, of London, political secretary of the organization. The 36-member executive represents Agudah chapters in the U.S., Israel and in Europe.