N.c.r.a.c. Conference Starts Today; Will Discuss Many Problems
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N.c.r.a.c. Conference Starts Today; Will Discuss Many Problems

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The problem of anti-Israel propaganda in the United States and its impact on Americans as well as on American Jewry will be one of the major problems to be discussed at the four-day national conference of the National Community Relations Advisory Council which opens here tomorrow.

More than 100 delegates from the American Jewish Congress, Jewish Labor Committee, Jewish War Veterans, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, United Synagogue of America, and 33 Jewish community relations councils throughout the country, all of which are affiliated in the NCRAC for joint planning, are expected to attend.

“Experience with pro-Arab, anti-Israel propagandists will be one of the major topics for discussion,” Bernard H. Trager, NCRAC chairman, said, “Such propagandists had been especially active during the past year, and it was important that the Jewish community relations agencies take counsel together on best ways of dealing with them.”

Other subjects scheduled for intensive consideration include the effects on Jewish institutions, agencies and programs of the recent movements of Jewish populations from large urban centers into surrounding suburban communities; the ways in which governmental machinery and agencies may be invoked for the combatting of anti-Semitism; and the proper role of the public schools in dealing with religion.

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