Sunday, June 01, 2008

Eruvin in the News: Owings Mills, MD

Eruv For Owings Mills

Eruv in Owings Mills Enables Residents to Leave Their Homes on Shabbat

By Barbara Pash

Rabbi Aaron Tendler talks about building community. He talks about outreach to the Jewish community in Owings Mills. He also talks about what it takes to install an eruv because four years ago, Rabbi Tendler, who works at Ner Israel Rabbinical College and is the rabbi of the Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Living and Learning’s Valley Village Center, did just that.

Now, every Thursday morning, he tours the eruv in Northwest Baltimore County to make sure it is intact. “It gives me time to make a repair,” he said. Read on...