Every sane person living in Ramat Gan should be horrified by this prospect. The quality of life for families with young kids and all others longing for a small piece of nature in this mash of bricks and concrete - why make it even more so? Isn't one Bnei Brak enough? Besides that, Israel has enough problems already; building more synagogues is no solution, it's only going to make them worse.
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from the article: Ramat Gan mayor determined to build synagogue on park land