Friday, August 28, 2009

Eruvin in the News: New Haven, CT 6

Whalley Widening Disrupts An Eruv

By Leonard J. Honeyman

Every Thursday, a man in a red Oldsmobile drives around New Haven, keeping one eye on the road and the other on a barely visible set of overhead wires and dowels attached to poles. He’s looking for a break — and hoping he doesn’t find one.

His name is Rabbi Tzvi Thaler. He’s checking the boundary of the New Haven eruv. Read on...