Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Eruvin in the News: Venice Beach, CA 7

Permit for Symbolic Jewish Boundary Over SoCal Beaches Upheld

State regulators refused to revoke Monday an Orthodox temple's permit to use a strand of fishing line to create a symbolic religious boundary over surrounding beach communities despite concerns from conservationists it could threaten birds.

The California Coastal Commission voted 7-4 to uphold the permit granted to the Pacific Jewish Center in Venice in the spring. Read on ...