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Canadian Colleges Help Jews Avoid High Holy Day Registrations

Special registration arrangements have been made for Jewish university students and school pupils in major Canadian cities because of a conflict between registration dates and the Jewish High Holy Days, the Canadian Jewish Congress reported here today.

Students at Sir George Williams University in Montreal who must register on the second day of Rosh Hashanah will be permitted to exchange their original appointments for later ones after nightfall on that day or early the following morning, according to Rabbi Samuel Cass, director of the B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation in Montreal.

At McGill University in Montreal, registration in the Faculty of Law is scheduled for the second day of Rosh Hashanah, and in the upper years of the Faculties of Arts on Yom Kippur and the following three days. There arrangements have been made for all Jewish students who so request to be allotted registration appointments on any of the days other than Yom Kippur.