Eruv - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Shmuel
    • 30.08.07 | 18:20 (IDT)

    True, eruv was a rabbinical enactment (although there is some evidence of it in Biblical times). But it comes directly from the Torah's direct commandment that you can't carry on Shabbat. Most (if not all) "rabbinic" laws are based on or responding to or otherwise dealing with specific mitzvot given in the Torah. The whole point of the Oral Law is to be able to observe the Written Law on the ground in real time.

    from the article: Forging a golden age
    First published 00:00 29.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 29.08.07
Haaretz Headlines
Prime Minister Netanyahu (C), Defense Minister Ya'alon (R) and then-IDF chief Gantz. 2014

Netanyahu's bureau: Critical Gaza war report actually lauds PM

In an apparent change of tactics, Netanyahu's associates are now blaming his political rivals for 'leaking and distorting' comptroller's report on 2014 war in Gaza.

British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses Conservative supporters following the local elections
Labour punished by Jewish voters in British local elections

It is impossible to accurately assess how much damage the latest episodes of racism caused Labour, but at least in two constituencies which include Jewish communities, the party suffered losses.

15:39 06.05.16 | 0 comments
Falun Gong demonstrators dramatize an illegal act of paying for human organs during a protest 19 Apr

Rabbis call on Israel to nix deal with 'evil superpower' China

Signatories of letter to health minister range from far right to left of national Orthodox camp.

Israeli poet Natan Alterman.

The story behind the most influential newspaper column in Israel's history

An intimate conversation with the leaders of the Jewish militias on the night that the UN announced the partition of Palestine inspired Natan Alterman to write the quintessential poem of bereavement and resurrection.