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Rabbis of Many Countries Support World Alliance for Sabbath Observance

December 24, 1928
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State Willingness to Participate in World Congress (J. T. A. Mail Service)

Leading rabbis in many countries have informed the organizing committee here of the projected Sabbath Observance World Federation that they are in agreement with its aims and are willing to participate in the forthcoming world congress at which the Federation is to be established, the committee reports.

Favorable replies have been received from Palestine from Chief Rabbi Kook, Chief Rabbi Jacob Meir, and Rabbi Chaim Sonnenfeld, from the Baal Chofetz (Rabbi Meir Hakohen of Radun, Poland), from Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzienski of Vilna and Rabbi Isaac Rubinstein of Vilna, Chief Rabbi Shapiro of Kovno, Chief Rabbi Israel Levi of Paris, Chief Rabbi Niemirower of Bucharest, Chief Rabbi Onderwyzer of Amsterdam, Chief Rabbi Chaim Nahum of Cairo, Chief Rabbi J. L. Landau of Johannesburg, Chief Rabbi Simonsen of Copenhagen, from the United Synagogue of America, the Union Sabbath Alliance of America, Rabbi Dr. Leo Jung of New York, the Warsaw Rabbinate, the Board of the Jewish Community of Warsaw, the Sabbath Observance Societies in Warsaw and Lodz, Chief Rabbi Israel Friedman (the Czortkover Rebbe), Chief Rabbi Isaac Menachem (Alexandrover Rebbe), Chief Rabbi Menachem Mendel Landau (Strikover Rebbe), Rabbi Chanoch Saadya Zychlimski of Lodz, Rabbi Aaron Levin, Rzeszov, Poland;; Rabbi M. Amiel, Antwerp; Rabbi S. Brodt, Tomashov, Poland; Chief Rabbi B. N. Davids, Groninger, Holland; Chief Rabbi Ritter, Rotterdam; Chief Rabbi J. Tal, Utrech, Holland; Chief Rabbi J. Maarsen, The Hague; Chief Rabbi J. Vredenburg, Arnheim, Holland; Chief Rabbi J. Nacht, Radanti, Roumania: Chief Rabbi Ben Zion Katz, Czernowitz; Rabbi J. Rubin, Crampenburg, Roumania; Rabbi Dr. Brom, Lucerne, Switzerland; Dr. Weil, Basle, Switzerland; Chief Rabbi Friediger, Copenhagen, Denmark: Rabbi Wunkler, Copenhagen; Dr. S. Federbusch, Lemberg; Rabbi M. Liber, Paris; Rabbi M. Eisenstadt, Paris; Acting Chief Rabbi Dr. D. Feuchtwang of Vienna; Rabbi Nurok, Libau, Latvia; Rabbi Kahanemann; Ponivesz, Lithuania; Rabbi Krakowski, Vilna; Rabbi M. Sack, Riga; Rabbi Gordon, Rector of the Yeshivah in Lomza, Poland; Rabbi Asher Grunis, Cardiff, Wales; Rabbi S. T. Levitan, Oslo, Norway; the Central Sabbath Observance Federation of Holland, Amsterdam; the Central Sabbath Observance Federation of Switzerland, Zurich; the Hungarian Sabbath Observance Society, the Sabbath Observance Society of Czernowitz, the Sabbath Observance Society of Metz, France; and the Rabbinate of the Portuguese Jewish Community in Amsterdam.

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