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Boca Raton considers final go-ahead for Chabad project

Boca Raton considers final go-ahead for Chabad project

BOCA RATON — The long-running debate over Chabad of East Boca Raton's proposed 18,000-square-foot synagogue and museum on East Palmetto Park Road may finally come to an end Wednesday night at City Hall. It's the first house of worship that would be built on Boca's barrier island east of the Intracoastal. And yet, the plan has elicited objections from neighbors, who are mostly concerned about increased traffic. For the second time in six weeks, City Council members will consider a height-variance request. On April 14, they were scheduled to vote on Chabad's request to exceed the city code of 30 feet for its 40-foot-8-inch exhibit hall. But citing a...

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