Friday, April 11, 2008
‘Not in My Back Yard’: Charedi Chief Fights New Eruv Plan
By Simon Rocker
The religious leader of London’s Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations moved this week to prevent the creation of an eruv in his own back yard.
Rabbi Ephraim Padwa, head of the Union’s rabbinate, urged members of the strictly Orthodox community not to back plans for a local eruv that would cover the Charedi strongholds of Stamford Hill and Stoke Newington in North London. Read on...