Religion: Jew & Mormon?

Blocky, sandy-haired Harry Howard, 40, general manager of a Los Angeles machinery company, is president of San Gabriel Valley Lodge 1710 of B'nai B'rith, the national Jewish benevolent association. Last week he filed an appeal with B'nai B'rith Grand Lodge headquarters in Phoenix, Ariz. to prevent his expulsion. The ground for the proposed ouster: Harry Howard is an elder of the Mormon Church; therefore he is not a Jew.

Mormon Howard contends that there is no reason why he cannot be both. He is still a Jew, he says, even though he practices very...

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