Friday, July 13, 2007

Eruvin in the News: Borehamwood, London 4

Elstree Gets Eruv

By Leslie Bunder

The fast growing Jewish community of Elstree and Borehamwood is to become the third area in the UK to have its own Eruv and allow orthodox Jews to carry and push wheelchairs on Shabbat.

Following approval by Hertsmere Borough Council, a symbolic boundary around the area will be created that will allow normally prohibited tasks to be undertaken. Read on ...