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General Council Formed to Protect Jewish Interests in Connection with Calendar Reform

May 21, 1931
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A conference of Jewish religious leaders concerned in safeguarding Jewish interests in connection with any proposed changes in the present Calendar, was held last week at Frankfort, under the Presidency of Grand Rabbi Israel Levi of France, the J.T.A. is informed.

It was decided to request the representative organisations of the various countries to appoint delegates to a General Jewish Council on that question, and to enlarge the present Central Executive Committee, to include representation of German and East European Jewry. Grand Rabbi Levi was elected President of the Council, and Chief Rabbi Dr. J. H. Hertz was elected Chairman of the Executive Committee.

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