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July 25, 2000
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A Reconstructionist synagogue in California seeking to turn a struggling ice rink into a synagogue facility is facing opposition that synagogue leaders say verges on anti-Semitism. According to the Los Angeles Times, people who want the rink to stay open for skaters have picketed Friday night services at the University Synagogue in Irvine, and printed flyers with a slash – the international symbol for “no” – through the synagogue’s name.

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