Monday, March 07, 2011

Eruvin in the News: Plano, TX

Council Approves Religious District in Plano

By Jessica Rush

The Plano City Council has agreed to allow Orthodox Jewish residents to create a symbolic sacred area within the city, which would allow them to honor their religious customs more easily.

The council unanimously approved a ceremonial lease agreement for the Plano Eruv District at Monday’s regular meeting. The established area will allow practitioners to carry, transport or push objects normally prohibited on the Sabbath and other Jewish holy days. Read on...