Boundary May Simplify Boulder Jews' Sabbath
Council May Grant Lease Allowing Right-of-way for Eruv
By Ryan Morgan
An Orthodox Jewish congregation in Boulder is just a few regulatory hurdles away from having an easier Sabbath.
On Tuesday night, the Boulder City Council will consider whether to grant a lease to the Congregation Aish Kodesh to build an eruv, or religious boundary. Orthodox Jews are forbidden on the Sabbath from doing any sort of work outside the home — including mundane tasks like carrying a wallet in a pocket or carrying a child. An eruv provides a large, unbroken boundary inside which people can go about their business on the Sabbath. Read on ...