Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Eruvin in the News: Tenafly, NJ

The eruv controversy in Tenafly that started in 1999 has finally been settled. From today’s New York Times:

Town Votes for Marker Used by Jews

Published: January 25, 2006

TENAFLY, N.J., Jan. 24 - After five years of legal battles, the leaders of this Bergen County borough approved an agreement on Tuesday night that enables an eruv, a symbolic boundary for Orthodox Jews that allows them to do some work on the Sabbath, to remain in place. Read on …