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Issue War Conference Calls on Mushroom Synagogues

In order to combat the hundreds of mushroom synagogues that spring up each year during the high holidays, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America has called a conference of all the Rabbis and representatives of the 800 Orthodox congregations in Greater New York. The conference will be divided into three sections. The Manhattan conference will meet Tuesday evening, August 29, at the Ohab Zedek Synagogue; the Brooklyn section meeting is to be held Wednesday evening at 5202 – 14th Street, the Bronx group will meet at 1589 Washington Avenue, Thursday night.