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Rabbi Salit Elected President of Synagogue Council of America

The Synagogue Council of America, the over-all body representing Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Judaism in this country,” today elected Rabbi Norman Salit of Lawrence, N. Y. as its president for the ensuing year, 1953-54. Ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1920, Rabbi Salit has been an active Zionist and was president of the Intercollegiate Zionist Federation, and a member of the national executive and the administrative committees of the Zionist Organization of America. He is a member of the bars of the State of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.