Religion: Orthodox Jews Convene

A torch from Cleveland blazed at the national convention of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America in Manhattan last week. The rabbis there encouraged the flame with the breath of their warm agreement. No torch of Orthodox Judaism ought ever to go out.

The Cleveland torch was Abraham A. Katz, scholar. No rabbi, he knows the windings of Talmudic law expertly. No philologist, he knows the Semitic dialects. Once he decided to memorize every word and its definition in Webster's 2,373-page Dictionary. He succeeded through several letters, until necessity forced him to...

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