Westhampton Beach

'Death Knell' To Anti-Eruv Church-State Argument?

2nd Circuit's ruling on Westhampton Beach ritual boundary likely to have wide-ranging effects.

01/07/2015
Staff Writer
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After six years, the legal battle over an eruv in the Hamptons may finally be coming to a close — and the effects of the federal appeals court decision are far reaching.

Eruv Suit In Hamptons Fueling New Tensions

Federal action by eruv supporters seeks to bypass towns; ‘the real Jewish
people in village oppose it.’

01/18/2011
Staff Writer

There are observant Jews in the Village of Westhampton Beach who have had to hire gentiles to push their baby carriages, strollers and wheelchairs alongside them so they could attend synagogue on the Sabbath and Yom Kippur.

Eruv supporters say suit could bring “multimillion-dollar award.”
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