Thursday, March 02, 2006

Key Points Regarding the Permissibility of an Eruv in Brooklyn

Most poskim maintain that Brooklyn is not classified as a reshus harabbim because of the following three reasons:

Even one of the above conditions would be sufficient ground to permit an eruv of tzuras hapesachim. Additionally, as there are many reasons to allow an eruv in Brooklyn, even a Baal Nefesh can utilize the eruv with certainty. Furthermore, since Brooklyn is bounded on three sides by mechitzos, any eruv in Brooklyn would be considered a Rambam eruv.