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Protestants, Catholics and Jews to Meet at Emanu-el Men’s Club

December 10, 1928
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Move Sponsored by America’s Good Will Union

An important step forward in the binding together of every group within America for good-will and religious tolerance will be taken Thursday evening, December 13, when the Men’s Club of Temple Emanu-El, New York, will hold an open meeting for America’s Goodwill Union.

Rev. Dr. S. Parkes Cadman, honorary president of America’s Goodwill Union, will make the principal address of the evening. Other prominent speakers, leaders in the religious life of America, will be the Rev. Father Francis P. Duffy, Dr. David de Sola Pool, the Very Rev. Howard Chandler Robbins, Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; Justice Arthur S. Tompkins of the Supreme Court of the State of New York; Hon. John G. Agar, and Dr. Nathan Krass. Judge Myron Sulzberger, president of the club, will preside. Milton J. Gordon, chairman of the program committee, is in charge of arrangements. The Rev. Edward Lawrance Hunt is director of America’s Good-will Union.

Leaders in the goodwill movement feel that it is particularly fitting at this time that, so soon after the injection into the presidential campaign of religious bitterness, the outstanding leaders of the Jewish, Catholic and Protestant faiths should join together in a public meeting for the promotion of goodwill, fellowship and justice to all groups and all classes in America, it was declared.

Ministers of the leading churches and synagogues of the city have been invited and delegations from their congregations will also attend. Masonic and B’nai B’raith lodges and Knights of Columbus Councils in the city have also been invited to send delegations.

This will be the outstanding meeting of the winter of America’s Goodwill Union, according to J. M. Reeves, secretary of the Union.

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