Young Leadership Cabinet of U. J. A. Starts Three-day Meeting Today

The young Jewish leaders who constitute the United Jewish Appeal’s recently established Young Leadership Cabinet will be in session starting tomorrow at the Onchiota Conference Center in nearby Sterling Forest for one of the most unusual three-day study meetings in the 25 year history of the UJA. The weekend conference, which is being addressed by prominent American and Israeli figures, will explore the Jewish future in the United States, Europe and Israel.

Alan Sagner of Newark, N.J., national chairman of the Young Leadership Cabinet and general chairman of the 1963 United Jewish Appeal campaign of Essex County, is presiding. Some 40 young men, all under 40 years of age, are in attendance from every part of the country. The principal speakers and the topics they will cover are:

Edward M.M. Warburg, chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee and a former general chairman of the UJA, will lead the opening session tomorrow in a discussion of the subject: “Leadership of the U. S. Jewish Community in Transition.” Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman, executive vice chairman of the UJA, who was a chief proponent of the idea of bringing a national young leadership group into existence as an integral part of the United Jewish Appeal, will lead a discussion under the subject title: “The U.S. Jewish Community in the ’60′s.” Israel Ambassador to the United States Avraham Harman will speak and set the stage for Saturday evening’s discussion. His subject will be “Israel as a Rising Modern Society.”

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