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Reform Leaders Adopt Program to Expand Scope of Synagogue

A program designed to expand the scope of the synagogue was adopted here this week-end at the annual meeting of the executive board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. The 125-member board represents about 1,000,000 adherents of Reform Judaism.

Measures agreed upon by the board include: 1. An expanded study program for adults; 2. Experimentation, “drastic if necessary,” in the field of worship services so that “reverence will grip the occupants of the pew”; 3. Development of specific techniques for the transfer of religious ideals into the general community.