Thursday, December 16, 2010

Eruvin in the News: Dallas, TX 3

How Fishing Wire Helps North Texas Jews Live in the Modern World

By Pamela Gwyn Kripke

You might not know that you are in it, when you are in it. I have been in it, and have not known. Okay, I have noticed the kosher deli at the Tom Thumb supermarket and the three kosher deli men behind the counter. This is not remarkable, coming from New York. I have noticed the fringe from their prayer shawls peeking out from their white coats. But known that I was in something? Actually within a place, a province, a spiritual arrondissement? God, no. Read on...