Friday, December 03, 2010

Eruvin in the News: Queens, NY 2

Tietz Center Sets Up Eruvs

Symbolic Fence Allows For More Mobility During the Sabbath

By Joe Anuta

A Jamaica Hills nursing and rehabilitation center has been working to connect orthodox Jewish communities in several northern Queens neighborhoods — literally.

Representatives from the Margaret Tietz Center gathered at Borough Hall Tuesday to celebrate the extension of a traditional structure that allows Orthodox Jews to move about on the sabbath and, more importantly, allows them access to the center at 164-11 Chapin Pkwy. Read on...