As an AmericanIsraeli Jew who makes regular use of the eruv on the Sabbath, I am deeply troubled by the stance that the The East End Eruv Assn. has taken in their attempt at erecting an eruv in the towns of Westhampton Beach, Southampton and Quogue. Updated
The reported erection of an Orthodox Jewish religious boundary called an eruv in Westhampton Beach last summer was a “publicity stunt,” local critics initially said. They could be right since evidence of the eruv is lacking.
January marked the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United ruling that deregulated corporate campaign spending, and five years later, a shockingly tight-knit cadre of wealthy industrialists now plays a markedly pronounced role in shaping our elections and selecting our future leaders. Who knew?
Westhampton Beach trustees talked for two hours Jan. 21 about a bocce court, “Food Truck” event, yacht basin repairs, and snack bar contract. Unmentioned was the eruv that has cost WHB $125,118 so far and the proposed $181K police commissioner.
The US faces dangers that are deeply routed in partisanship from all sides, which interferes with the need for Americans and the world to see our leadership worthy of national and international respect in such times.
Since Hampton libraries show no interest so far in exhibiting the mountain of legal filings on the eruv that is terrorizing homeowners and costing them huge amounts, as well as tarring and feathering them as “bigots,” we have compiled our own electronic exhibit.
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