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Drive to Improve Girls’ Jewish Education Opens in London

April 20, 1937
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“Girls’ Education Week” was launched tonight by the Organizing Council for Jewish Education with a mass meeting at which speakers pointed out that girls needed but were not receiving adequate religious training.

Dr. Joseph H. Hertz, chief rabbi of Great Britain, urged a united effort to enable every Jewish girl to receive a sound education in the fundamentals of Judaism and the elements of the Hebrew language.

Dr. Selig Brodetsky, educator and Zionist leader, said that in Poland Jewish youth was starved physically, while in England and other countries Jewish youth was starved mentally and morally.

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