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Jews and Christians of Johannesburg Asked to Cooperate in Fight for Moral Rearmament

Chief Rabbi M. Rabinowitz and the Bishop of Johannesburg joined today in calling for close cooperation between Judaism and Christianity in a fight for moral rearmament.

In an address before the B’nai B’rith lodge here, the Bishop declared that Judaism and Christianity are alike in their affirmative attitudes toward the moral foundations of Western culture and, notwithstanding the differences in religious approach; the two religions could and must cooperate in achieving the return to supremacy of moral values in our society. The Bishop spoke of religion as a major influence in shaping Western culture, and traced the Hebrew and Christian contributions to it. In his talk, Rabbi Rabinowitz endorsed the Bishop’s call for cooperation.