News and updates about Eruv

From bitter to sweet: The virtue of Torah and the Jewish People

Those disregarding the value of nationalism and the Religious Zionists who embrace it, miss a fundamental and essential point in the Torah.

From bitter to sweet: The virtue of Torah and the Jewish People

Staten Island Hasidim remove eruv after anti-Semitic backlash

New eruv removed after residents put up lawn signs opposing Jews moving into Staten Island neighborhood.

Staten Island Hasidim remove eruv after anti-Semitic backlash

NJ township to repeal ordinance barring construction of eruv

New Jersey town agrees to repeal ban on eruv, after state officials ruled ban was discriminatory against Orthodox Jews.

NJ township to repeal ordinance barring construction of eruv

Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Police arrest 28-year-old suspect believed to have repeatedly vandalized community religious boundary.

Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue

Holy books, walls defaced in Sephardi synagogue at border of Kiryat Yovel and Bayit Vagan. Eruv deliberately cut.

Vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue

Who keeps vandalizing Jerusalem Eruv?

Residents up in arms after Eruv in Jerusalem's Bayit Vegan and Kiryat Hayovel neighborhoods repeatedly vandalized.

Who keeps vandalizing Jerusalem Eruv?

New Jersey township settles lawsuit over eruv ordinance

New Jersey town settles lawsuit over city ordinances allegedly targeting haredi Jews.

New Jersey township settles lawsuit over eruv ordinance

NJ town withdraws anti-eruv ordinance

Mahwah withdraws ordinance prohibiting erection of eruv under pressure from lawsuit by State of New Jersey.

NJ town withdraws anti-eruv ordinance

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.

3 New Jersey towns sued for laws banning eruv construction

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.

Jewish group files lawsuit against NJ town for eruv removal

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'

Anti-Semitism in New Jersey Eruv struggle

Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

Controversial eruv established in Crown Heights neighborhood ruined two weeks after local rabbis voiced opposition to eruv.

Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

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.

Chabad rabbis oppose modern Orthodox eruv in Crown Heights

'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.

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

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.

Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

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.

South African Controversy Over 'Eruv' for Jews

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.

Jerusalem Arabs View ‘Eruv’ as New Political Border