Sunday, July 18, 2010

Eruvin in the News: Montreal, Canada

Snowdon to Have First Eruv to Cross Decarie

By David Lazarus

Montreal — An historic moment in Montreal Jewish community life more than three years in the making is nigh as the first eruv to transverse Decarie Boulevard prepares to open.

The west-end Snowdon eruv, according to prime mover Rabbi Schachar Orenstein of the Spanish & Portuguese synagogue, will allow ritually observant Jews in the district to carry objects or push baby strollers back and forth across Decarie on Shabbat and on Yom Kippur. Read on...