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Council for Judaism Wants “national Doctrines” Eliminated from Religious Instruction

The American Council for Judaism concluded its three-day conference here last night re-electing Lessing J. Rosenwald president of the organization and adopting a resolution urging the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and all rabbinical and lay leaders to take concerted measures to eliminate Jewish nationalist doctrines from religious school textbooks and religious instruction.

Another resolution criticized the efforts by some Jewish groups in this country “to utilize Israeli officials as a means of mobilizing American Jews into a bloc with political or economic responsibilities to the foreign state of Israel.”