MAHWAH – For the third time in recent months, a ritualistic Jewish boundary known as a eruv on a town utility pole has been damaged, according to a report.
One side says the fight in Mahwah, New Jersey, over plastic pipes clamped to utility poles is rooted in anti-Semitism. The other says it’s merely about enforcing an ordinance that governs outdoor displays.
When Moshe Pinkasovits walks with his kids down the street on Saturdays in his new town, he has to watch out for drivers shouting anti-Semitic slurs.
MAHWAH, N.J. — Tensions are heating up further in Mahwah, New Jersey over religious boundaries called eruvs.
Rockland County, NY – The recent debate about the implications of a recently installed eruv in several towns in northern New Jersey has created a firestorm of buzz, with area residents finding themselves faced with accusations of anti-Semitism as they attempt to navigate uncharted waters.
MAHWAH, N.J. — An Orthodox Jewish community group has sued a New Jersey town that has moved to block the group from building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through town.
MAHWAH, N.J. — Thin strips of PVC piping on utility poles around a New Jersey town have stirred worries that an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community just across the New York border plans to expand, and backlash from those who say the opposition raises worries about anti-Semitism.
POMONA – The expansion and vandalism of a structure used by the Orthodox Jewish community in Rockland County and New Jersey has caused controversy among residents.
MAHWAH — A portion of the local Jewish community has been ordered to stop building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through its town.
CROWN HEIGHTS — Police have arrested a man in connection to the vandalism of a controversial eruv built in the neighborhood this summer, the NYPD said — and a second man is set to be charged soon, an attorney on the case said.