Meeting with Mr. Perter Makartsev, top official of Council of Religious Affairs of the Council of Ministers of the USSR – proposed plan to have Russian Rabbinical students trained for the rabbinate abroad.

After the formal training at the Budapest Rabbinical Seminary, all students chosen would have to return to the Soviet Union to overcome the dearth in Rabbinical Leadership. ACF to absorb the expenses of the training. ACF delegation included: Rabbi Arthur Scheier, Father Clement J. McNaspy, Associate Editor of Jesuit Weekly “America” Magazine, John Mosler and Joseph P. Williams.