Saturday, December 19, 2009

Eruvin in the News: Rutherford, NJ

Jewish Community Seeks Symbolic Fence in Rutherford

By Colleen Reynolds

If you spot a bearded man in dark clothing carefully examining the telephone poles and wires throughout Rutherford, jotting down pole numbers and scribbling copious notes, there is likely no need to be alarmed.

Rabbi Nosson Schuman of Congregation Beth-El, the sole Jewish house of worship in South Bergen, told The Leader with a good-natured chuckle that he has been questioned by the police on at least two occasions for his “suspicious activity.” Read on...