Rabbinical Assembly Sends Fraternal Observers to Zionist Congress

The Rabbinical Assembly of America, central body of Conservative rabbis, will attend the World Zionist Congress to be held in Jerusalem next month, it was announced here today by Rabbi Edward T. Sandrow, former president of the group.

The Assembly will send a three-man fraternal delegation who will serve as non-member observers at the Congress. The delegation will be composed of Rabbi Sandrow; Rabbi Armond E. Cohen, of Cleveland; and Ira Eisenstein, president of the Reconstructionist Foundation.

“As workers in the Zionist movement and long-time friends of Zionism,” Rabbi Sandrow declared, “we go to these meetings to see and to hear. in the spring of 1961, we will report our observations at the convention of the Rabbinical Assembly.”

“We expect that in Jerusalem.” Rabbi Sandrow added, “we will meet fellow Jews who are also engaged in building spiritual bridges between Israel and Jewish communities throughout the world. It is our hope that, with our fellows, we shall be able to help raise the standard of Jewish religious life everywhere.”

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