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Leaders of Reform Judaism Urged to Build More Synagogues

October 21, 1952
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Leaders of Reform Judaism in the United States were called upon to mobilize maximum support for the establishment of new congregations and for the construction of new synagogues in an address delivered here last night by Dr. Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

Addressing the annual board meeting of the U.A.H.C., Dr. Eisendrath said: “We are tragically and blasphemously failing, both in our high and holy moral mission as Jews, as well as in our full responsibility as Americans, by turning our backs upon the spiritual deprivation of so many of our people. This failure is as real as any that might characterize our lack of response to other Jewish or human needs.”

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