Pomona, NY – Tartikov Sues Village for Right to Build Rabbinical College

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    Pomona, NY – The Congregation Rabbinical College of Tartikov filed today a complaint against Pomona with the U.S. District Court in White Plains.

    The 58-page document argues that the village's unreasonable land use regulations and intentional conduct prohibited the congregation from building and operating a rabbinical college at a 130-acre site off Routes 202 and 306.
    The village's attitude toward the congregation and its development plans violated its civil rights as protected by the U.S. and New York state constitutions, the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act and the federal Fair Housing Act, the document stated.

    The congregation recently asked the village to grant it an exemption from village code so it could submit plans for the school and housing without a zone change or variances.
    The village denied the request, saying it must treat all applicants fairly. [JournalNews]


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