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Gov. Malcolm Wilson and State Attorney General Louis Lefkowitz have praised the efforts of the Lubavitch youth movement on American college campuses. The two addressed a gathering of 500 at the Americans Hotel here in support of the College and University Council of the Lubavitch Youth Organization.

According to Rabbi Shmuel M. Butman, director of the organization, Wilson noted the high standards of morality in education that is upheld by the Lubavitch Youth Organization. “In a time of despair, you bring hope; in a time of unrest, you bring stability; in a time of confusion, you bring guidance,” Wilson said. He observed, “Under the leadership of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi M. M. Schneerson, the Lubavitch Youth Organization has become a dynamic force in Jewish life.”

Lefkowitz, speaking in a similar vein, noted the work and achievements of the Lubavitch Youth Organization, Rabbi Butman reported. According to Rabbi Butman, the College and University Council of the Lubavitch Youth Organization serves Jewish youth on college campuses and in military installations throughout the United States.

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