Shaarei Tfiloh in Liberty Heights.
Shaarei Tfiloh in Liberty Heights.

Synagogue challenges ‘rain tax’ on religious grounds

A Baltimore synagogue is appealing the city appeals board decision that it must pay a stormwater management fee. And while Shaarei Tfiloh Congregation echoes arguments by critics that the fee is in fact a property tax by another name, it is also making a constitutional argument -- that the fee violates the synagogue's religious rights.

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