Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Eruvin in the News: Westhampton Beach, NY 16 ― Anti-Orthodox Bias Rears its Ugly Head Yet Again

Nonprofit Gets Preliminary OKs For Hamptons Eruv

A nonprofit formed to create an eruv in the Hamptons has received preliminary permission from two utilities to use their poles in creating the symbolic religious border in the Westhampton Beach area.

The East End Eruv Association, a nonprofit created in March, had applied to Verizon and the Long Island Power Authority for permission to string wires on their utility poles to create the eruv. Read on...