Religion: Rabbis' Report

Leaders of both Orthodox and Reform Judaism in the U.S. held their annual conventions within the past two weeks, reported on their faith's current condition. ¶ In Fallsburg, N.Y., 500 Orthodox leaders gathered for the 23rd annual convention of the Rabbinical Council of America, heard that Orthodoxy was on the upsurge "both quantitatively and qualitatively." Council President Rabbi Emmanuel Rack-man of Far Rockaway, N.Y. even called for a return to Jewish fundamentalism. Though fundamentalists may have once been "guilty of excesses," he admitted, "time has proved that they were no more guilty...

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