GENEVA (Jun. 22)
Two major world Jewish conferences will take place here early next month at which various Jewish problems will be discussed. A three-day conference of Jewish educators will open here on July 6 and will be followed by a two-day plenary meeting of the World Conference of Jewish Organizations, opening July 9.
Delegates representing Jewish communities on five continents will participate in the Conference of Jewish Organizations. They will review a series of major international issues — problems of Soviet Jewry and developments in the Middle East among them — and explore ways of intensifying joint action on an international scale. The delegates will also hear reports on new developments in Jewish-Catholic relations growing out of the Vatican Council’s declaration on the Jews and on the current state of organized anti-Semitic manifestations in Europe, United States and Latin America.
The three-day meeting of Jewish educators has been convened by the World Council on Jewish Education. Participating in the meeting will be the presidium of the Council and representatives of central education committees from Jewish communities in numerous countries. The meeting will formalize the Council’s structure and initiate its programs to expand Jewish education on a global scale. The Council last year received $100,000 from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and participating Jewish communities, to finance its preliminary activities.