Saturday, June 16, 2007

Eruvin in the News: New York, NY 5

Ritual Fence Set for Jews in Manhattan Is Extended

By Ethan Wilensky-Lanford
June 16, 2007

Jews living in a large area of Manhattan who regularly observe the Sabbath will have a much easier time of it today. An eruv, a line that delineates the concept of domestic space for Orthodox Jews and dictates where they may carry items on the day of rest, has been extended from Midtown to Houston Street. Read on...