Religion: Christian Action

There has been plenty of talk against antiSemitism. Last week one group of Protestant ministers decided to do something about it. The occasion was a rash of minor outrages against Jews in Manhattan's Washington Heights section, similar to those in Boston (TIME, Nov. 1) and in other U.S. cities.

Prime mover against this unchristian hoodlumism was a Methodist, Dr. Allen E. Claxton of the Broadway Temple. He organized an interfaith (Christian and Jewish) group, got 90% of Washington Heights Protestant pastors to preach Sunday sermons against antiSemitism, carry on a day-by-day agitation for...

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