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A.a.j.e. to Open Four-day Conference on Jewish Education Problems

March 16, 1966
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The problems of manpower shortages in the field of Jewish education, cooperation in the areas of research and development and the difficulties encountered in dealing with the adolescent, the young adult and students on the secondary school level will be discussed at a four-day conference to open here Thursday by the American Association for Jewish Education.

More than 250 educators and communal leaders will take part in the conference which will also formalize the reorganization of the Association and discuss budgetary considerations and the question of the financing of Jewish educational undertakings. The reorganization of the Association was engineered by fifteen national agencies, including the representatives of the three major religious groupings in Jewish life and 43 central communal agencies for Jewish education located in 38 key centers throughout the United States and Canada, who have affiliated with the AAJE.

The member agencies include the Union of American Hebrew Congregations; the United Synagogue of America; Yeshiva University; the American Jewish Committee; the American Jewish Congress; B’nai B’rith; Congress for Jewish Culture; Farband, Labor Zionist Order; Hadassah; National Council for Jewish Education; National Council of Jewish Women; National Jewish Welfare Board; Religious Zionists of America; Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute and the Workmen’s Circle.

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