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President Johnson Attends Dedication Ceremony of Texas Synagogue

President Johnson, addressing the dedication ceremony of the new Agudas Achim conservative synagogue here. Monday, reiterated the need for brotherhood among all Americans.

Fulfilling a promise made while he was Vice-President, Mr. Johnson flew here from his Johnson City ranch. He spoke of the need for spiritual leadership as well as of the heavy obligation and responsibilities of the Presidency. Explaining his views on religion, the President told members of the congregation that it was “wise to separate church and state but men of government should not divorce themselves from religion.”