Debate continues over controversial expansion of eruv in North Jersey town

UPPER SADDLE RIVER — An amended complaint was filed last week to keep a symbolic boundary in another North Jersey town, Upper Saddle River.

The eruv, used in Orthodox Jewish communities, allows activities typically not allowed outside of the home on the Sabbath to take place. The activities could include carrying house keys, canes and walkers, as well as prayer books and pushing baby strollers.

The lawsuit regarding the Upper Saddle River’s eruv was originally filed in July. The amended claim adds more names to the suit, the mayor’s testimony regarding the eruv’s expansion and an updated timetable that takes into account …read more

Source: Bergen

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