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Eruv

Eryn Green

Eruv

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEryn Green ; foreword by Carl Phillips
    SeriesYale series of younger poets -- v. 108, Yale series of younger poets -- v. 108.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.R43275 A6 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 71 pages
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27168664M
    ISBN 100300201257, 0300201222
    ISBN 109780300201253, 9780300201222
    LC Control Number2013036825
    OCLC/WorldCa862962133

    The poles and lines are regarded as forming doorways in the boundary - the poles are the sides of the door and the lines are the lintel across the top. Because it permitted attachments to utility poles for secular purposes, the court held, it could not selectively exclude attachments for religious purposes. Over communities across North America have consulted and relied upon this sefer for the planning, construction and maintenance of their eruvin since Fortunately, much of our eruv uses the center wire on power lines that traverse directly over the phone pole. In Outremonta neighbourhood in MontrealQuebec, Canada, the city adopted a policy of removing eruv wires.

    Rabbis debate the nature and specifications of the eruv amongst themselves, attempting to ensure standards that fulfill all halakhic Jewish law requirements. If the creation of an eruv was unacceptable, then carrying would not be permitted even in a situation of great need. The only exception is transferring to or from a neutral domain which is rarely relevant. Other authorities, such as Rabbis Aharon Kotler and Moshe Feinsteinraised objections, and a major controversy ensued.

    Orthodox and Conversative Jews approve of them. They must conduct traffic density studies in order to ensure that the number of people frequenting the area does not exceedon a given day, while attempting to make use of existing urban structures to avoid wherever possible the need to construct the entire eruv themselves. There were also objections to the religious aspect of the eruv. Following an appeal made to the Secretary of State for the Environment, who found that the construction of the poles in chosen sites did not present any legal complication, the initial refusal was reversed. The Manhattan Eruv is Up. However, in a few large cities such as New York Cityit is possible that more thanpeople pass through certain roads in a single day.


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So in an eruv Jews can: carry house keys but not car or office keys carry a handkerchief carry food or drink for use during the Sabbath carry prayer shawls carry books - normally a Jew can't even carry a prayer book on the Sabbath carry essential medicines - for Eruv book a diabetic Jew can now carry their insulin with them carry extra clothes such as a raincoat carry nappies push a pram or wheelchair use a walking frame or crutches An eruv therefore makes it easier for Jews to follow the spirit of the Sabbath by making it enjoyable and fulfilling, without breaking the rules that keep it holy.

Pratt and Ravenswood. If you enjoyed this article, we encourage you to distribute it further, provided that you comply with Chabad. Eruv book such, the wall may even consist of a series of "doorframes" with almost no wall between them.

As the property-owner is the owner of the public streets, sidewalks and the utility poles on which symbolic boundaries are to be strung, some authorities have interpreted Jewish law as requiring the local government to participate in the process as one of the property owners by agreeing to creation of the eruv, and to give permission for the construction of a symbolic boundary on its property.

In recent years, however, the majority of poskim have leaned toward allowing these devices, since, if they were prohibited, disabled individuals might attempt to leave their homes on Shabbat without the device s and therefore risk serious injury.

For the sake of doctors who need to carry on behalf of patients who are not in life threatening situations. In fact, the word eruv actually means, "mixing"-- its purpose is to blend and mix the entire community together.

Six thousand people would benefit, according to documents submitted in support of the planning application. It's an archaic idea: supporters say that following ancient laws and traditions is part of Jewish continuity and a vital part of the survival of the Jewish people.

In areas where poles and lines do not exist, new arrangements must be made. The strict opinion holds that any road more than 16 cubits wide is a public domain, while the lenient opinion holds that a public domain must have both 16 cubits of width andpeople passing through the road on a single day.

Typical weekday activities uvdin d'chol'to protect the sanctity of Shabbat'. Since this is not typically the case with utility poles — where the cable is attached either to the side or to an element that is held away from the pole — communities often attach a thin rod to the pole to serve as a substitute for the doorpost.

It is interesting that in this responsum, Rabbi Feinstein omitted the final line of the Agudath HaRabbanim declaration calling all who rely on the eruv Shabbat violators. Preparation of an eruv between Oz Zion and Giv'at Asaf In addition, the size of an eruv can be limited by a number of practical considerations.

Communities with eruvin[ edit ] Main article: List of places with eruvin In Israelalmost every Jewish community is enclosed by an eruv. In modern cities, it is typical for the majority of an eruv to consist of such doorframes, using utility poles and wires.

Thus, there are instances where Orthodox rabbis dispute the validity of a particular eruv and therefore instruct their followers not to use itor even dispute whether any eruv can be built in a certain location.

Public domains are non-residential areas like thoroughfares, highways, and open plazas. Do you know how to obtain eruv insurance? Manhattan Eruv Welcome to the Manhattan Eruv! The sages, however, were concerned that people would entirely forget about the prohibition of carrying on Shabbat, so they established the concept of eruvei chatzairot.

At that meeting Rabbi Eisenstadt reviewed his findings and discussed the bridges and tunnels explaining how each one could be incorporated into the eruv. This often requires communities to obtain permission from the appropriate authorities and property owners, and to work with local governments, power, telephone, and cable companies — a lengthy and often difficult process.

It creates a symbolic ghetto, reminiscent of past persecutions: supporters either disagree, or say that it doesn't matter. One of the oldest halakhic disputes in the United States revolves around the issue of an eruv in ManhattanNew York.

It would abut an existing eruv, and another that has been approved but not yet created. Much of the eruv border is demarcated by a wire running through loops on the tops of poles.

The prohibition against carrying includes house keys, prayer books, canes or walkers, and even children who cannot walk on their own. For the sake of those who need to carry on the Shabbat of Succot to the succah. Weekly inspections are required to check for breakages. Proponents have also argued that the Free Exercise Clause affirmatively requires government acceptance, on the grounds that government interference with or failure to accommodate an eruv constitutes discrimination against or inhibition of the constitutional right of free exercise of religion.

This is formally effected today by having one resident give some "bread" to another resident to keep, to create a joint ownership of food for the whole community.

READ: Eruv Battle in Hamptons Turns Ugly The proposal submitted in for the North London eruv, for example, was met with public uproar, and was refused by the Town Planning Committee on the grounds that it would constitute a disturbance of visual amenity.Eruv Support covers: Checking the Eruv.

Repairing the Eruv. Insuring the Eruv. Redesign & Reconstruction when needed. Your Eruv has been up every Shabbos, thank G-d, since its July Construction. Its rabbis and staff see to all its administration and ask only for your financial support to make it possible.

The Eruv is a Partnership of. The Manhattan Eruv. atlasbowling.com | 02/26/ In a previous contribution to the Seforim blog, Rabbi Adam Mintz discussed the significant roles of Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin and Rabbi Moshe Feinstein in the development of a unique halakhic response to the issue of the mehitzah in the American synagogue, based on a previous lecture delivered as part of his “History of American Poskim.

Eruv by Eryn Green is his first published collection of poetry. Green, with this collection, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets. The Yale Series is the oldest literary award in the United States and open to poets under forty who have not published a volume of poetry/5.

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