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Two Rju Members, Charged with Disrupting Temple Emanu-el Services, Arraigned

Rabbi A. Bruce Goldman, rabbinical advisor to the Radical Jewish Union at Columbia University, and Anne Rosen, a Barnard College graduate, were arraigned yesterday in criminal court on charges of disrupting a religious service at Temple Emanu-El on May 29. It was the second arraignment for Rabbi Goldman. He and Victor Levin, a graduate student, were arrested on similar charges after services at Temple Emanu-El, on May 15, the first of a series of attempts by RJU members to present a series of demands to the congregation of the world’s largest Reform congregation. The demands involved support for the RJU opposition to the Vietnam war and other causes, including $100,000 in bail money to the Black Panther Defense Fund. Date for trial on May 29 arrests was set for June 5. Although Gerald Lefcourt, attorney for the RJU defendants pointed out that the trial date for the May 15 arrests also had been set for June 5, the judge refused to change the date.

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