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Jewish Groups in N.c.r.a.c. Reach Agreement on 1953 Program

January 27, 1953
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Agreement on the main lines of an integrated program for Jewish community relations work in 1953 was reached at a planning session of the executive committee of the National Community Relations Advisory Council, It was announced today by the Council.

“This represents the first tangible step toward that effective national planning and coordination in the field of Jewish community relations which the Jewish communities of the United States have been demanding for many years,” Irving Kane, chairman of the N.C.R.A.C., said in the announcement.

No details of the plan were revealed, but the announcement said that it will be made public soon and will Include recommendations on the specific roles which each of the Jewish national agencies engaged in fighting for civil rights, as well as the communities, should play in carrying out the entire program.

“The plan represents the combined judgement of the national and local agencies in the N.C.R.A.C. as to the major directions which their programs should take in 1953,” the announcement stated. “Like all N.C.R.A.C. judgements, this is an advisory one, to which it is expected, however, that all will adhere,” the statement emphasized.

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