CCAR Conclave Endorses United Jewish Appeal ’100 Percent’ Plan

The ” 100-percent Plan” which makes contributions to the United Jewish Appeal a standard obligation of synagogue membership was unanimously endorsed by the Central Conference of American Rabbis at the closing session of its 82nd annual convention here. The plan, initiated last fall by the UJA’s Rabbinical Advisory Council, has been adopted so far by more than 100 synagogues around the country. The CCAR’s resolution endorsing the plan called it an “authentic and proper instrument for use by synagogues” and urged all Reform congregations to introduce it Rabbi Dudley Weinberg, of Milwaukee, chairman of the UJA Rabbinical Advisory Council, said “We hope this act will set a precedent for other rabbinical and congregational bodies” Rabbi David Polish, of Evanston, III was elected president of the CCAR succeeding Rabbi Roland B. Gittelsohn of Boston

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