Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Eruvin in the News: Westhampton Beach, NY 10

Westhampton Beach Residents Embroiled In Religious Boundary Debate

By Kelly Carroll

Westhampton Beach - Not an hour into the public information session regarding the Hampton Synagogue’s desire for an Eruv to be designated in the village of Westhampton Beach, one-third of the overflowing crowd stood up and walked out, angered over the reading of anti-Semitic e-mails sent to the synagogue.

“This was supposed to be an informative meeting,” yelled Jim Going, an attorney in the village. “You have made this something about Christians versus Jews.” Read on...