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Students Discard Labelling of Religious Services

August 6, 1928
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Jewish students participating in the sumer session at Wisconsin University have done away with naming Jewish religious services Orthodox, Reform or Conservative at the B’nai Brith Hillel Foundation. These services are known now as Friday, Saturday or Sunday services. The argument for the change was that the distinction divides the Jewish students instead of uniting them, an announcement from B’nai Brith headquarters here states.

The summer sessions are in charge of Dr. Moses Jung, of the B’nai Brith Hillel Foundation of Illinois University. Classes in Jewish history, social ideals of the Prophets and Hebrew are being conducted.

Services are held Friday evenings and Sunday mornings under the guidance of Dr. Jung.

Of a total enrollment of 130 Jewish students in the various courses of the summer session of the University, almost 100 participated in some of the activities of the Foundation.

As an outcome of the summer session, a Conservaive congregation was organized in the Madison Jewish community.

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