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Congregation Sues Clifton Over Reduction In Temple Size

A Jewish congregation is suing the city for reducing the size of its plans for a religious center.
A Jewish congregation is suing the city for reducing the size of its plans for a religious center. Photo Credit: Clifton Schools

CLIFTON, N.J. — A legal battle is being waged against the Clifton Planning Board for reducing the size of a new temple proposed in the the city, nj.com reports.

Congregation Shomrei Torah proposed a 20,000-square foot religious center on Dwasline Road that the Planning Board reduced to a 7,000-square-foot temple, nj.com says.

The Orthodox Jewish congregation had wanted to include a warming kitchen and ritual bath for women and had agreed to reduce the size to 12,000 feet, nj.com says.

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