AJCongress, Synagogue Council Come
to Aid of Amish on Education. Issue
-41%, WASHINGTON—The American school and age 14. when it is pro-
Jewish Congress and the Syna- hibited by their religious convic-
gogue Council of America have tions. .
asked the U.S. Supreme Court to
In,a friend-of-the-court brief, the
uphold the right of Amish patents AJC and the six major Ameri-
to refuse compulsory education for can rabbinical and congregational
their children beyond elementary bodies in the Synagogue Council
said the state of Wisconsin had
shown no "compelling state inter-
est" to justify infringement upon
the freedom of conscience of Older
Order Amish parents and children
in that state.
The brief was filed in three
cases the Supreme Court will hear
in its October term. It asked the
high court to affirm the ruling of
the Wisconsin Supreme Court in
favor of the Amish parents.
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In their brief, the Jewish or-
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ganizations acknowledged that in
deciding between religious free-
dom and compulsory education,
the court would have to "resolve
a clash of competing interests,
I all occupying high levels in our
democratic scale of values."
But the "applicable principle,"
the- Jewish organizations said,
should be "that the freedoms se-
cured by the First-Amendment are
our most precious heritage as a
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Declaring that neither the state's
interest in an educated citizenry
nor its power to require attendance
at secondary school was being
challenged, the Jewish organiza-
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tions said their only assertion was
that "those whose religious convic-
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tions do not 'permit attendance
beyond the elementary school level
or attainment of the age of 14 may
not be compelled to violate their
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conscience by attending."
The brief stated -further:
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"Many Amish -parents feel that
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the view of their church exces-
sive contact with modern education
would divert their children from
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Amish religious and farm life. It is
quite possible thqt if all Amish
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children were compelled to attend
public schools until the age of 16,
on the threshhold of both marital
and college life, the result would
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be the assimilation of the Amish
youth and the consequent disap-
pearance of the Amish community
"Even if cultural uniformity
within the United States were a
desirable goal," the Jewish organi-
zations asserted, "the Constitution,
we submit, does not permit it to be
achieved by coercion."
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long time:" He said the presiden-
tial selection committee, which
is chaired by Prof. Saul Lieber-
man, a Bar-Ilan trustee, is expect-
ed to have a candidate by next
February. Rabbi Lookstein
dined to disclose the names of
those currently under considera-
The committee's choice must be
approved by the university's board
of trustees, Rabbi Lookstein said
Besides Prof. Lieberman, the corn-
ntittee members are Rabbi Look-
stein, Dr.i-Zerach Warhaftig, Is-
rael minister - of "religious affairs;
ancl'Dr. Menachem Zewi Kaddari,
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mittee Was learned When the JTA
was informed that Prof. Lieber-
man, who also- is the rector of
the Jewish Theological-Seminary
of America (Conservative), -is not
a member of -a.-committee recent-
ly set - up to form an Orthodox -
academic yeShivi as part of Bar-
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dent to serve under its chancellor,
Joseph H. Lookstein.
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