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Conservative Congregations in Israel Hailed at World Synagogue Parley

The World Council of Synagogues, attended by 250 delegates from 11 countries, today concluded its deliberations here with a resolution hailing the founding of the United Synagogue of Israel made up of 20 Conservative congregations. Emanuel G. Scoblionko, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was reelected president of the Council. The concluding session was addressed by Dr. Louis Finkelstein, head of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, who lauded the growth of the Conservative movement. (See earlier report on page 4.)