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Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Police arrest 28-year-old suspect believed to have repeatedly vandalized community religious boundary.JTA, 04/06/2018 16:08
Vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue

Vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue

Holy books, walls defaced in Sephardi synagogue at border of Kiryat Yovel and Bayit Vagan. Eruv deliberately cut.Gary Willig, 29/04/2018 18:29
Who keeps vandalizing Jerusalem Eruv?

Who keeps vandalizing Jerusalem Eruv?

Residents up in arms after Eruv in Jerusalem's Bayit Vegan and Kiryat Hayovel neighborhoods repeatedly vandalized.Tzvi Lev, 11/02/2018 22:28
New Jersey township settles lawsuit over eruv ordinance

New Jersey township settles lawsuit over eruv ordinance

New Jersey town settles lawsuit over city ordinances allegedly targeting haredi Jews.JTA, 01/02/2018 14:59
NJ town withdraws anti-eruv ordinance

NJ town withdraws anti-eruv ordinance

Mahwah withdraws ordinance prohibiting erection of eruv under pressure from lawsuit by State of New Jersey.JTA, 18/12/2017 22:14
3 New Jersey towns sued for laws banning eruv construction

3 New Jersey towns sued for laws banning eruv construction

Jewish groups, State of New Jersey sue towns for seeking to ban construction of eruvs to keep religious Jews out.JTA, 25/10/2017 16:52
Jewish group files lawsuit against NJ town for eruv removal

Jewish group files lawsuit against NJ town for eruv removal

New Jersey town sued for ordering Jewish community to remove eruv. Lawsuit states town seeks to 'suppress the religious practices' of Jews.JTA, 13/08/2017 19:50
Anti-Semitism in New Jersey Eruv struggle

Anti-Semitism in New Jersey Eruv struggle

Angry reaction of local residents prompts municipality to remove several posts built for Orthodox residents. Agudath Israel: 'Anti-Semitism'Mordechai Sones, 08/08/2017 18:09
Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

Controversial eruv established in Crown Heights neighborhood ruined two weeks after local rabbis voiced opposition to eruv.Michal Levy, 14/07/2016 10:10
Chabad rabbis oppose eruv in Crown Heights

Chabad rabbis oppose eruv in Crown Heights

Rabbis in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn issued an edict to void the New York neighborhood’s new modern Orthodox eruv.JTA, 27/06/2016 19:20
'Want to be observant? Not in our town!’

'Want to be observant? Not in our town!’

Resident of Kfar Bilu claims local committee refuses to erect an eruv fearing ‘religious take-over.’ Council response: not true.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2016 23:06
Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

Authority on eruv demarcation permitting carrying objects on Shabbat says to track updates, as snowstorm may invalidate the system.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 20/02/2015 09:45
S.A. Controversy Over Jews' Eruv

S.A. Controversy Over Jews' Eruv

Orthodox Jews in Johannesburg, South Africa are facing flak over construction of an "eruv." Local residents fear it could pose a security risk.Chana Ya'ar, 26/08/2010 12:38
The ‘Eruv’ as a Political Border

The ‘Eruv’ as a Political Border

A high, thin wire, part of the “eruv” that marks where Jews can carry objects on the Sabbath, has become the focus of a new Arab-Jewish battle.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/08/2010 13:38