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The issue came up at a town hall meeting in Borough Park.

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Local elected officials and a group of mostly Hasidic women are pushing for more women only hours.

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Defenders of the controversial all-women swim at the Metropolitan Pool want eight hours restored.

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The shift in pool hours made by the Parks Department seems to have pleased neither side of the issue.

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A petition dated Sept. 14, circulated among swimmers, many of whom are Hasidic women.

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The policy was under review as a violation of the city's human rights law. 

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Swimmers at the pool say staff make special concessions for the Hasidic community.