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UAHC Endorses Salt Ii

The Union of American Hebrew Congregations, representing Reform Jews in the U.S. and Canada, this week became the first national Jewish organization to endorse Senate ratification of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the UAHC board of trustees at their semi-annual meeting said SALT II offered “the most realistic possibility presently available for checking an insane, wasteful and potentially catastrophic nuclear arms race.” The also noted that support of SALT conformed with past UAHC resolutions calling for “disarmament and responsible arms control.”