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Ncrac Parley to Discuss Civil Rights, Immigration, Anti-semitism

September 30, 1953
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Problems concerning civil rights and the fight against anti-Semitism "in the light of the current social-political climate" will be discussed at a three-day plenary session of the National Community Relations Advisory Council which will open on October 10 at Hotel Sherry in Chicago, it was announced here today by Irving Kane, NCRAC chairman.

The session will also discuss the present immigration law, which is opposed by all major Jewish and liberal groups in the country, Major presentations will be made by Senator Herbert H. Lehman and Maxwell M. Rabb, assistant to President Eisen-hower’s chief aide, Sherman Adams.

This is the first plenary session to be held since the withdrawal from the NCRAC of the American Jewish Committee and the B’nai B’rith. Delegations attending will include representatives of the six national member agencies of the NCRAC–American Jewish Congress, Jewish Labor Committee, Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, and United Synagogue of America–and of the 30 local community council members in all parts of the country.

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