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American Rabbis Protest Desecration of Wailing Wall by Jordan

Delegates to the annual convention of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada protested vigorously today against the reported desecration of the Wailing Wall in Jordan-held old Jerusalem.

Rabbi Pinchas Teitz of Elizabeth, N.J., a member of the organization’s presidium, told the delegates how he learned from a group of West German clergymen that Jordan was tearing stones off the famous wall and giving them away as “souvenirs.”