Religion: Hebrew Council

San Francisco's huge-domed Temple Emanu-El is a bright Byzantine touch on Arguello Boulevard. The coruscant half-globe catches the sun's rays, seems to blaze with its own light. On an especially sunny day, last week, when the dome was very bright 600 Jews of the "reformed" faith gathered underneath it. One of them, glancing at the synagog, quoted "How beautiful are thy tents, O Jacob; thy dwelling places, O Israel." Thus opened the 31st Council of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

Soon the synagog echoed with prayers, speeches, music. From 60 voices rang...

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