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Spring Valley - Community Complaints Against Federal Founded Clinic

Published on: March 1, 2006 11:46 AM
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Spring Valley - The Ben Gilman Medical and Dental Clinic agreed to open seven days a week following complaints that its policy of closing on Saturdays - because the staff observes Sabbath - was preventing members of the predominantly working-class community from getting basic health care. 

The clinic, had to be forced by S. Ram Nagubandi, the Rockland human rights commissioner, to promise it would open on Saturdays. Community Medical and Dental Care Inc., which runs Ben Gilman and a sister clinic in Monsey, were closing both on Shabbas.

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 Mar 01, 2006 at 02:46 PM Anonymous Says:

It is owned by R' Mendel Hoffman


 Mar 01, 2006 at 02:08 PM Anonymous Says:

If they are owned by yidden how can they be open shabus?? Unless they open Motza Shabus after the Z'man...


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