Minority Rights

Resolution Adopted by the CCAR


Digests of resolutions adopted by the

Central Conference of American Rabbis

between 1889 and 1974

1. We urge that minorities be granted and guaranteed the rights of citizens


distinction or discrimination. These should be incorporated into a body of


obligations to be guaranteed by each nation separately and by all nations

together. (1934, p. 104)

2. The rights of citizenship shall be given to all groups in America,

including Japanese,

Chinese and Hindus. They should be protected against discrimination. (1935, p.


3. Wherever Jews are treated as minorities, their special minority rights

shall be

respected. (1940, p. 118)