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Boston Jewish Temple Group Gets Life Membership in Negro Assn.

February 21, 1955
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The first Jewish Brotherhood in the United States became a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at a ceremony here connected with National Brotherhood Week, which opened throughout the United States today.

A life membership plaque, commemorating the event, was presented to Joseph G. Weisberg, president of Temple Israel Brotherhood and co-publisher and executive editor of the “Jewish Advocate,” Boston Anglo-Jewish weekly. The history-making contribution of the Temple Israel Brotherhood, which underlined its full participation in the fight for civil rights for Negroes, spearheaded a national drive by the NAACP for life memberships among Jewish, Catholic and Protestant organizations.

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