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Revision of Sunday Laws Asked to Aid Sabbath Observers

January 15, 1952
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An appeal to the New York State Legislature to adopt a bill to exempt Sabbath observers from the provisions of the Sunday Laws which prohibit the carrying on of certain types of business and other activity in New York was voiced here this week-end by Leo Pfeffer, counsel for the Joint Committee for a Fair Sabbath Law. Mr. Pfeffer pointed out that the entire problem of the revision of the Sunday Laws has been raised by Gov. Thomes E. Dewey.

The sponsoring organizations of the joint committee include: Agudath Israel of America, American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, Council of Jewish Orthodox Organizations, Hadassah, Hapoel Hamizrachi of America, Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America, Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Mizrachi Organization of America and others.

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