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Eruvs in the Philadelphia area
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An ERUV is created by creating a boundary around the community perimeters. Such a boundary is composed of solid walls, fences, steep inclines or even a wire around the perimeters to allow observant Jews to carry objects, push baby carriages and the like within the community on Shabbat. There are ten eruvs (eruvim) in the Greater Philadelphia area. For more information, call or check the websites:

Bensalem:            Bensalem Jewish Outreach Center 215-891-0730
Center City:          Center City Eruv Corporation
Elkins Park:          Young Israel of Elkins Park 215-265-2878
Lower Merion:  1.  Eruv of Lower Merion, Inc. 610-667-7415
                        2. Main Line Eruv, Congregation Beth Hamidrosh 610-642-6444
Northeast Phila: 1. Northeast Eruv Corporation. 215-333-ERUV
                          2. Greater Northeast, Congregation Beit Harambam, Rabbi Arbiv 646-280-6918
                          3. Somerton : Congregation Beth Solomon Community Eruv 215-671-8007
University City:       University City Eruv Corporation
Yardley:                 Yardley-Makefield Eruv  215-369-9141