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Jews, Lutherans, to Honor Danish King

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Jews and Lutherans in the nation’s capital have joined in establishing the King Christian X Annual Memorial Lecture on Christian-Jewish Relations in honor of the Danish King and his government for their protection of Jews in Denmark during its occupation by Germany in World War II. The announcement of the lectures was made at the Danish Embassy in the presence of Ambassador Eyvind Bartels by Charles Solem, president of the Council of Luther Place Lutheran Church, and Abe Krash, chairman of the Washington Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. The first lecture will be given on Oct. 15 at Luther Place Church by Dr. Samuel Sandmel, provost of the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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