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In Melbourne Shabbat begins Fri 27 Oct 2017 07:30 PM and ends Sat 28 Oct 2017 08:31 PM

Eruv

Condolence for Dr Peter Kloot A"H by Board of Melbourne Eruv

The Board of Melbourne Eruv expresses sadness on the passing of Dr Peter Kloot - Pinchas ben Tzvi Ha-Kohen z"l. ...
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The Eruv - in theory and practice by Yossi Aron

Baruch ata Hashem ... asher kid'shanu b'mitzvotav v'tzivanu al mitzvat eruv.THIS blessing is most popularly known from eruv tavshillin, the ceremony observed prior to a yom tov directly preceding Shabbat. One sets aside some food and recites the blessing; having commenced preparation for Shabbat prior to yom tov, one may continue the process on the Friday of yom ...
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North boundary of Eruv by Dr Peter Kloot

The northern boundary of the Eruv is rather complicated. It starts at St Kilda Junction. It proceeds along St Kilda Road (N/S western side only) to Charnwood Road (E/W). It then turns south into Crimea Street (N/S western side only) to Redan Street (E/W). It then turns from Redan Street into Chapel Street (N/S western side only) then into Alma Road (E/W). From Alma Road it turns into Alexandra Street (N/S eastern side only) to Murchison Street (E/W). It doglegs across Lansdowne Road into Hughenden Road (E/W) to Orrong Road (N/S eastern side only). From Orrong Road it turns into Dandenong Road (E/W) and continues to Normanby Avenue. Please note that Normanby Avenue is a few streets west of Normanby Road, which intersects with Dandenong Road near the railway bridge. Some practical examples: ...
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Fifteenth Anniversary of Declaration of Melbourne Eruv by COSV Publications

This coming week will commemorate the15th anniversary of the commissioning of the Melbourne Eruv. Shules are asked to speak about these issues at the pulpit. ...
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Eruv does not include Cabrini Hospital by COSV Publications

People are not aware that Cabrini is outside the eruv. Therefore, please note: The eruv does not cross Dandenong Rd. Thus Cabrini and Malvern Chabad are OUTSIDE the eruv boundaries. ...
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Rabbi Zinner is new Posek for Melbourne Eruv by COSV Publications

Renowned international posek Rabbi Gavriel Zinner visited Melbourne last week to participate in the graduation ceremony of semicha students at Machon Chaim. Whilst in Melbourne Rabbi Zinner was formally confirmed as the posek (decisor) for Melbourne Eruv. ...
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URGENT ERUV ANNOUNCEMENT by Peter Kloot

From 2010 - to be removed and archived ...
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Eruv Update by Peter Kloot

From 2010 - to be removed and archived ...
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Eruv not functioning in parts by Peter Kloot

From 2010 - to be removed and archived ...
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History of Melbourne Eruv by Dr Peter M Kloot

Read a comprehensive article about the history and the functioning of the Melbourne Eruv. ...
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Eruv Announcement Parshat Tezaveh by Dr Peter Kloot

From 2010 - to be removed and archived ...
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Eruv Announcement by Dr Peter Kloot

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The Melbourne Eruv by Dr Peter Kloot

THE MELBOURNE ERUVP. M. KlootADMINISTRATOR, MELBOURNE ERUVIntroductionThere are three types of Eruvin that were introduced by Chazal to facilitate different aspects of Shabbat observance. Two of these procedures are beyond the scope of this article, which is restricted to discussing aspects of Eruv Chatzerot - the merging of boundaries, which is used for the Melbourne Eruv. This procedure ...
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What is an Eruv by Rabbi Yaakov Sprung Eruv Posek

As one of the 39 activities present in the construct of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) and forbidden on Shabbos, carrying looms large.  The torah forbids us to carry on Shabbos from a PUBLIC DOMAIN (Reshus Harabim), that is a straight thoroughfare, highway or public area whose dimension is at least 16 Amos (approximately 10m wide), unroofed and having no closure at ...
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Urgent announcement regarding Eruv use this week by Dr Peter Kloot

From 2009 - to be removed and archived ...
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Press Release - New COSV President Promises to raise profile by COSV Publications

    “It is time that the COSV raised its profile and took its rightful place in the community as a strong and effective voice of modern Orthodox Judaism” stated incoming President, Paul Korbl elected at the Annual General Meeting held last night at ...
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Yamim Tovim occur over Shabbat this year by COSV Publishers

From 2009 - to be removed and archived ...
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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF MELBOURNE by Moshe Trebish

MOSHE TREBISH IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF ORTHODOX SYNAGOGUES OF VICTORIA LTD.At the formation of Melbourne Beth Din in September 2004, the membership of the COSV committed to fund the Eruv and Beth Din through the collection of a $25 levy per seat holder. The commitment given in 2004 was provided unanimously and all member Shules with a ...
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Eruv Re-established by COSV Publications

Melbourne’s Eruv Chatzeirot [commonly known as the 'Melbourne Eruv'] was renewed last night as it is every Erev Pesach. An Eruv is an halachically approved enclosure of a district that serves the sole purpose of relieving the prohibition of carrying outside of one’s home on Shabbat, on Yom Kippur and any Festival that occurs on Shabbat. Carrying from ...
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Eruv FAQ by COSV Board

Frequently asked questions about the Eruv Carrying on ShabbatWhere am I allowed to carry on Shabbat in the absence of an Eruv?Is there any restriction on what I am allowed to carry on Shabbat in any case?Without getting too technical, is there a readily understandable reason why carrying is prohibited on Shabbat?If I have a house, a private property, with ...
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