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  • Inside critics win key amendment to Young Israel constitution

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 31, 2013 | 5:28 pm

    Young Israel-affiliated synagogues can now resign from the umbrella organization of Orthodox synagogues without fear of their assets being seized, thanks to an amendment to the National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) constitution adopted by its members on Jan. 29.

    The amendment...

  • National Council of Young Israel changes rule to let shuls quit

    January 31, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    The National Council of Young Israel voted to eliminate a rule barring member synagogues from withdrawing from the franchise.

    The rule became a subject of controversy two years ago when the National Council considered expelling a synagogue in Syracuse, N.Y., that was said to owe...