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Jewish Congress Opposes Religious Census in New Jersey Public Schools

The American Jewish Congress requested the County Superintendent of Schools of Jersey City to restrain the public schools under his jurisdiction from taking a religious census.

The AJC also filed a complaint with the N.J. Commissioner of Education charging that a religious census was being taken in a public school in Jersey City. The Congress charged that this act is a violation of the First Amendment of the Federal Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey.