American Jewish Committee to Discuss Extreme Right Groups in U.S.

The role of the extreme right groups in American life will be one of the principal topics at the national executive board meeting of the American Jewish Committee which will take place here this week, it was announced today by Herbert B. Ehrmann, chairman of the executive board, which is the top policy making body of the organization;

The three-day meeting, which opens on Thursday, will pay special attention to the question of bigotry and racial prejudice in the newly emergent right groups, the announcement said. Another of the meeting’s major concerns will be the problem of discrimination in the top management levels of American business and industry.

The growing cooperation and friendship among the major faiths in the U.S. and the free world will be one of the major topics reported on and analyzed at the board meeting; Other subjects under discussion will be: 1, Segregation as it exists in the North, especially in large cities; 2, Arab discrimination against American citizens and industries; and 4. Anti-Semitism and hatemongering on the American scene.

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