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Board of Deputies Agrees to Join Wjc

The Board of Deputies of British Jews, by a 224-28 vote today, agreed to join the World Jewish Congress. The vote, at a special meeting, approved the recommendation of the Board’s executive committee to accept the invitation from Dr. Nahum Goldmann, WJC president, to join the WJC. Dr. Goldmann, in a letter of March 26, 1973 which was later ratified by the Congress, gave written assurance that the British group would not lose its independence. The WJC has been seeking to get the Board of Deputies as one of its affiliates since 1936. (See complete story in tomorrow’s Bulletin.)