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  |  May 22, 2019

    Oak Park Chabad Denied Permit

    An Oak Park, California synagogue’s bid to double its occupancy limit was denied for a second time Thursday when a panel ruled the county had not violated a federal law protecting religious exercise. Full Story

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    It’s a residential neighborhood for goodness sake! No wonder people say Jews are really pushy. Show some
    dignity please.

    Let me Clarify
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    Let me Clarify

    It certainly does sound pushy for Chabad to expect a quiet neighborhood to tolerate the busy activities of a Chabad House. This is not the case with Chabad of Oak Park for the following reasons: 1. Chabad of Oak Park is ONLY a Shabbos Shul with 90% of the congregants walking to shul. There are approximately 5 cars that come on Shabbos, and Chabad leases 28 parking spots at a school one block away. 2. There are a handful of neighbors who simply are disgusted with the sight of Jews walking to shul, so they complained to the county that… Read more »

    to number one
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    to number one

    seems to me that you have no clue what you are talking about so why dont you just shut up and stop trying to sound smart.

    Young Israel
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    Young Israel

    There is also a Young Israel shul within walking distance of Chabad.

    to # 4
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    to # 4

    what are you talking about?
    i just visited there recently and there is no Young Israel anywhere near there.
    the closest shul would be Chabad of Agoura Hills which is over 3 miles away.

    to #3
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    to #3

    haaa, you prove my point. Anyway, hatzlacha with your efforts.

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