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Calls Agitation Here Political

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country of one’s citizenship is a basic principle of Jewish life….

“While under our form of government every individual has the right to join legally existing political parties, Jewish teaching condemns all doctrines violating the Talmudic maxim that the law of the land is the law of the Jews. The vast majority of Jewish citizens of the United States who adhere to their religious traditions continue, therefore, to uphold the democratic American methods for achieving economic, social, and cultural progress.”

The report of the American Jewish Committee is issued in the name of the executive committee consisting of Dr. Cyrus Adler, president, Sol M. Stroock, chairman; James H. Becker, James Davis and Albert D. Lasker of Chicago; Harold Hirsch of Atlanta; Louis E. Kirstein, A. C. Ratshesky and Milton Rosenau of Boston; Fred M. Butzel, Detroit; Eli Frank of Baltimore; Fred Lazarus Jr. of Columbus, O.; Julius L. Meier of Portland; Lessing J. Rosenwald, Horace Stern and Morris Wolf of Philadelphia; Ralph J. Schwarz of New Orleans; David M. Bressler, Abram I. Elkus, Henry Ittleson, Irving Lehman, Samuel D. Leidesdorf, James Marshall, George Z. Medalie, Joseph M. Proskauer, James N. Rosenberg, Samuel I. Rosenman, Roger W. Straus, Lewis L. Strauss, and Felix M. Warburg, Morris D. Waldman, secretary, and Harry Schneiderman, assistant secretary of New York City.

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