Saturday, July 03, 2010

Eruvin in the News: St Ives, Australia 2

Jewish Leader Calls for Fair Go

By Julie Huffer

A JEWISH leader is calling for “a fair go” in response to opponents of a controversial plan for a symbolic religious zone at St Ives.

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies chief executive Vic Alhadeff said the Jewish community was “not attempting to turn the area into an enclave”, as residents opposed to the plan had suggested.
“It is seeking the support of fellow residents to enable people to carry out the requirements of their faith, with zero impact on the rest of the community,” he said. Read on...