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N. C. J. VV. The National Council of Jewish Wo men convened in St. Louis this week. Mrs. Henry Solomon delivered Ihe open ing address which was in part as follows: “It was at the World’s Columbian exposition, eleven years ago, that the council of Jewish women took its place among the sisterhoods of the world, re alizing that the form of aristocratic so cialism known as organization had touched womankind and that the Jewish wi man, with the rest, felt a sense of re sponsibility and a desire to be of some service with the strength of union. Like that other form of aristocratic socialism, the trust, we learned the lesson of the age that concentration meant power. Unlike the trust, however, ours was not an or ganization for exclusion, but for uni versality, and we hailed each new link that gave 11s more individuals to share the good we were achieving and to divide the work we aimed to do. These eleven years have bound together more than 10.- 000 women of our faith, living in sev enty cities, thirteen of which have junior sections. “The world has grown ashamed of those who persecute for religion, and asks to-day that the purest and best atti tude toward fellow creatures shall be the religious attitude. It has been this broadening of spirit which has bound the large national organizations of our coun ter into the National Council of Women of the United States, the Catholic Wom en ’ s Lean-ne, the National Federation of Colored Women, the various suffrage or ganizations. the Temperance Union and many others, numbering several millions of women. “That Jewish women should have certain religions duties is not a new thought in Judaism. She had at all times certain religious obligations. The countries in which changes take place slowly retain forms and methods longer than do those where tradition is not very d°ep]v rooted, even though many indi viduals wav find themselves out of sym pathy with them. Between our Judaism and that of other countries there is not a very essential difference except as to form. TVTnnv of the pravers Avhich we re cite in Fnel'sh are ro-uted in their svna gognos in Hebrew. There are orthodox DENVER’S MOST POPULAR MARKET WHY-The Prices of Course QUICK SALES—CHOICEST QUALITY—BEST Always open for inspection to all the People. Y'ou willalways find 17w ou itDirvr ('AMT? A CDVriAI TT MILLER’S Market up-to-date anil correct in Quality fISII II AKllt 1 —liArllt, A StELIALI I Stock, Price—AND THERE YOU ARE. XXX Telephone i*i ** 1031-45 FIFTEENTH STREET Addres of Hon. Simon Wolf at Temple Emanuel, Denver DOMESTIC NEWS THE JEWISH OUTLOOK and reform synagogues everywhere, yet in most of the latter more ceremonies prevail than in the more conservative ones. Many things are called reform which do not alter the spirit in the least. Whether the cantor sings or there is a paid choir, whether an organ exists or a.Shofar (trumpet or horn) or neither, whether prayers are read from a tradi tional Torah (law) or a traditional lii hle, whether we wear a Talith or Coptic shawl, or any other question of church clothing or furniture, does not seem vi tal to me. To do away with them is no reform or to have them is no special vir tue. “Philanthropic organizations, no matter how Jewish they may he, are not Judaism. The practice of good deeds should How from the religions spirit, hut it does not answer the moral ethical need of humanity. The spirit of the age de mands also in philanthropy the study of present needs and a more modern expres sion to secure an ultimate result, moral support and power. Tt demands scien tific giving, added to the willingness to do more than stave off starvation, and aims at that which means self help. “Surely there are many good reasons that bind Jewish women together. Where is there one which in all its phases can show nobler purpose than those that ex ist to correct the wrongs inflicted upon a whole world by the inhumanity of the Church of Russia, which dares to call itself Christian ? These are Jewish questions: yet the Jew has taken upon himself'the task of solving them. The heroism of the Jews of Russia in cling ing to their faith in suite of the atroci ties they have endured, their loyalty to their step-fatherland, makes them a na tion of martyrs. They have been re duced to their condition by inhuman treatment, for which Russia has justly received the condemnation of the world. 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