Court orders Netanya to help build Reform synagogue

15.07.2011                      13.Tammus, 5771

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Court orders Netanya to help build Reform synagogue

As per original its commitment, Netanya ordered by Tel Aviv court to provide space for synagogue and renovate at municipality's expense.

The Reform Movement in Israel marked a victory on Thursday, when the Tel Aviv Administrative Court ruled that the city of Netanya must allocate a building for the local Reform community, it committed to do years ago, and renovate it at the municipality’s expense.
For seven years, the Reform “Natan Yah” community has been demanding of the Netanya Municipality to provide it with a structure for prayer, to no avail. In March 2007 the community and the Reform Movement filed suit, demanding the municipality give them a particular building….