Walking the Manhattan Eruv

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An eruv is a ritual jewish enclosure made for the purpose of allowing activities which are normally prohibited on Shabbat, specifically allowing carrying things between private and semi-private domains, like using a walking stick, or pushing a stroller.

I walked the nearly 50 kilometres in Manhattan, trying to follow the route of this wire, circling the island.

Babak Fakhamzadeh

Netherlands / Iran / Brazil

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Babak was working in ICT4D before it had a name (2001), never really left it, and knows how to throw together a pretty mean combination of a wide array of programming languages, both frontend and backend. He brought photomarathons to Africa (2007) and won ...

Near Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

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