The Monsey Eruv helps the young and old in our community
The Sabbath of the Jew is a very special time of the week. From Friday evening just prior to sunset until Saturday evening when the stars begin to appear, a spirit of calm and restfulness descends which contrasts with the fast pace of daily weekday life. The Monsey Eruv helps the entire community at this special time and enables young and old to carry freely.
“The impact of the Eruv was ‘instantaneous and incredible’,” she said. “You could all go to synagogue together, or meet family and friends over meals, or go to the park. A Shabbat is a chance for family and friends to get together and to relax and enjoy the day. I feel that’s what Shabbat was meant to be.”
Like all other aspects of life, Shabbos is defined by a full set of guidelines, outlining the do’s and don’ts of the day. Carrying objects between public and private domains is forbidden on Shabbos, as is carrying items within a public domain.