Friday, June 08, 2007

Eruvin in the News: Borehamwood, London

Jewish Fence Plan Devides Town

By Janaki Mahadevan

A plan to create a religious boundary around Borehamwood using six-metre poles and wires has sparked a huge response from supporters and opponents.

A group of Orthodox Jews has applied to put up 34 sets of poles joined by wires around the Hertfordshire town to create an area in which they can travel without restriction on Saturdays - the Jewish Sabbath. Read on ...