Monday, April 07, 2008

Eruvin in the News: Westhampton Beach, NY 2

How First Eruv on East End Would Work

By Mitchell Freedman

In his hands, the attorney for The Hampton Synagogue held a small piece of black plastic - round, hollow and about the thickness of a large cigar.

This, Richard Haefeli told members of the Westhampton Beach village board and community members at a meeting last week, is the material that would be used to mark the symbolic boundaries of an "eruv" that the synagogue hopes to create, which would encompass a chunk of the village. Read on...