I completely concur with the points made in the Dec. 30 editorial concerning the residential Oak Park synagogue, and also with the points made by Matthew Toomey.
A zoning variance is just that—a variance, not a right to get an inch and expect a mile. The firestorm of controversy that has been stirred up out of this situation will probably unfortunately preclude any such similar variances being granted in the future.
For example, what if the congregation that started the Crystal Cathedral ...
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