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Mormon Pavilion Removes Mural Inscription Offensive to Jews

A mural inscription that has been criticized as offensive to Jews has been quietly removed by the Mormon Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair, it was reported here today. The inscription was brought to the attention of the pavilion’s management by Simon Bloom of Newark, N.J.

The inscription, “They crucified the Son of God, ” was taken down from beneath a picture of the crucifixion of Jesus. On visiting the Pavilion, Mr. Bloom asked who the word “they” referred to, and was told by an elder of the church that it referred to the Jews.