NEW YORK (Jun. 19)
The position of the Jewish community in this country on America’s church estate relations and on the struggle for racial equality will be discussed by delegates attending the 20th plenary meeting of the National Community Relations Advisory Council which opens in Atlantic City on June 27, it was announced here today. The Council is the coordinating body of six national Jewish civic and religious agencies and Jewish community councils in 64 communities.
A number of issues and their implications for the Jewish community will be discussed during the four day meeting. Among them: the current drive by Negroes in the North and South for equal rights; the U. S. Supreme Court decision banning prayers in the public schools, Federal aid to education; new tensions in the Middle East; and hatemongers on college campuses.
Workshop sessions will discuss problems of discrimination of Jews in employment, education, housing and public accommodations and planning and effecting orderly introduction of minority families into a restricted neighborhood. Resolutions will be presented to the plenary session dealing with immigration, civil rights, Soviet anti-Semitism, the United Nations Genocide Convention, the U. S. Supreme Court rulings on church-state issues, Sunday closing laws, and the Middle East.