Monday, September 20, 2010

Yes, Virginia, It Really Is 2010

Just so the Muslims in New York City don't feel alone, comes this Los Angeles Times story from September 11 that highlights the actions a Connecticut town has taken to prevent the building of an orthodox Jewish synagogue, house for the rabbi, and indoor swimming pool for the synagogue's popular summer camp in an historic district. Money quote from one town's historic district commissioners:
Another commission member, according to Chabad's complaint, said of the group's plans to use facing stone from Israel, "Stone from Israel? We'll have to get the whole town out for this one."

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