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If, JWB leaders concluded, the "righteousness" that American soldiers encountered in "the basements of churches" and "the rooms of Young Men's and Young Women's Christian Associations" made them better citizens, then the JWB did not have to demonstrate that it could embrace nonsectarianism more earnestly than its Protestant partner, but, rather, to show that Judaism, too, offered young men a path to righteousness and American values.
Nonsectarianism, to be clear, was not secularism any more than was the Founders' approach to church-state separation.
But we ought never forget that the fundamental rationale for human rights--at least as far as the world community is concerned--is a humanist rationale in all its nonsectarianism and generosity of spirit.