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Jewish Community Relations Workers Hold Two-day Parley; Discuss Jewish Integration

The solution of problems of group living for Jews in the United States was discussed here at the two-day annual conference of the Association of Jewish Community Relations Workers, which concluded last night, reelecting Maurice B. Fagan, of Philadelphia, as chairman.

Dr. Mordecai M. Kaplan, addressing the parley, said that the solution lies “in fostering as much as possible of the elements of the elements of believing and enjoying as Jews as will make our belonging a source of personal dignity, growth and creative enjoyment.” He spoke on the question: “Is it or is it not possible for Jews to be integrated into American life and yet somehow to survive as a distinct group without necewsarily being segregated?”

Mr. Fagan predicted increasing interest during the present decade in the establishment of state councils for Jewish community relations work. He emphasized the importance of the work which public and non-sectarian organizations are carrying on in the field of human relations, and urged the professional Jewish community relations workers to continue their active cooperation with these agencies.

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