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Extension of Sabbath hours stir a debate

Some rabbis criticize change at centers

By Charles A. Radin
Globe Staff / November 4, 2006

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To the chagrin of many local rabbis, the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston have decided to open their health and fitness facilities during the hours traditionally reserved for prayer in observance of Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. The centers will also open on all Jewish holidays except Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and the first day of Passover. (Full article: 741 words)

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