Religion: Bridge Building

Nearly a thousand Protestant and Catholic Sunday-school teachers crowded last week through the pillared facade of Cleveland's Euclid Avenue Temple and jammed its high-domed auditorium. Three-quarters of them were women, but there were also some Presbyterian elders and Methodist deacons. Most of them had never been in a Jewish place of worship before. This was the first Institute on Judaism for Christian Teachers.

Rabbi Barnett R. Brickner, who conceived the idea of the institute, spoke of the importance of Jewish ceremonies in the life of Jesus: "The wine [Jesus] gave [his disciples] was...

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