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British Chief Rabbi Urges Jews to Check Communist Infiltration into Jewish Life

Jews throughout the world were urged to organize their spiritual forces against Communists and Communist-dominated organizations in their attempt to infiltrate Jewish life in a call issued today by Chief Rabbi Israel Brodie of the British Empire at a reception given to him and to delegates attending the conference of Jewish organizations in the British Commonwealth, now taking place here.

The reception was tendered by the Anglo-Jewish Association. In his speech the Chief Rabbi denounced the attempts by Communist-dominated organizations to get people to sign documents and proclamations “which in one form or another support causes repugnant to people who sign them.” Dr. Abraham Cohen, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, speaking at the gathering, called for close cooperation between Jewish organizations, especially those enjoying consultative status at the United Nations.