ST. LOUIS (Oct. 18)
A three-day conference devoted to the problems of anti-Semitism and prejudice will be opened here on Nov. 10 by the national council of the Joint Defense Appeal, the fund raising arm of the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, it was announced today.
More than 500 Jewish leaders of local communities throughout the United States are expected to attend the gathering, the announcement said. A full analysis and discussion of the MacIver Report on the work of Jewish organizations engaged in combating bigotry will take place at the parley.
“The MacIver recommendations have far-reaching implications, not simply for existing community relations agencies, but for the entire course and philosophy of community relations work in our country,” Sidney S. Moyer, chairman of the national council of the J.D.A., declared in a statement. He disclosed that Jewish welfare fund officials and other community leaders have been invited to participate in the J.D.A. parley on equal terms with members of the J.D.A. national council.