Monday, October 30, 2006

Eruvin in the News: Boulder, CO

With a String and a Prayer

Man Helps Orthodox Jews Expand Sabbath Borders

By Jean Torkelson
October 30, 2006

Yaakov "Jim" Watkins' part-time occupation is defined by a string.

Not just any string - a thin Kevlar string that looks like something you'd tie a package with. But this string becomes a powerful symbol of faith when Watkins oversees its placement, ever so carefully, around Jewish neighborhoods. Read on ...