Monday, February 22, 2010

Eruvin in the News: Kiryat Yovel, Jerusalem 2

Arrest Made in Kiryat Yovel Eruv Sabotage Attack

With shabbos on the horizon, things are heating up in Jerusalem’s Kiryat Yovel neighborhood. A resident was arrested on Thursday after he was apprehended sabotaging the Jerusalem Religious Council eruv.

The suspect, 25-year-old engineering student Ilan Englis was apprehended, seen as he was tearing the eruv in the neighborhood where secularist are championing their battle to prevent their neighborhood from becoming chareidi. Englis was also present last week during an anti-chareidi rally at Mt. Herzl. Read on...