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1,500 Berlin Jews Enroll in Jewish Education Courses for Adults

Some 1,500 persons enrolled this summer in the first adult education courses in Jewish subjects arranged in Berlin since the rise of the Nazi regime, it was reported here today.

The participants, who included several non-Jews, attended lectures on Jewish history, art, culture and Hebrew language. The winter term will feature courses in Jewish religion and Israeli folk dances. The courses are intended to promote understanding and enlightenment in Jewish affairs.