When 99% is a failing grade
A test of time, endurance, and interference
Imagine taking a weekly quiz of 1,000 in-depth questions covering halacha and engineering. The answers differ from week to week, but scoring 100% is the only acceptable grade.
That’s the test your eruv has to pass each week.
An eruv can easily be comprised of more than 1,000 components. Each component relies on the mercy of the elements, with storms, sun rays and telecommunication companies working against them. Parts rust and erode… cable wires are altered… tree branches grow… Slowly and almost imperceptibly, psulim are created.
Most psulim are caught and corrected by local checkers. But some can only be detected with professional tools and training. These issues can remain undetected for years, tragically resulting in ongoing, unknowing chillul Shabbos for entire cities.
In the USA alone, there are approximately:
miles of eruv boundries
Ensuring eruvin maintain their
kashrus and reliability
The Eruv Network combines in-depth halachic knowledge with advanced technology to supervise and maintain eruv kashrus across the country. Working closely with your Rav Hamachshir, we audit individual eruvin, assessing each component with cutting-edge technology.
Our experts oversee repairs, train local eruv checkers and establish systems for regular maintenance. This partnership ensures the local community can rely on their eruv, avoiding unintentional chilul shabbos.
Tried & Tested Systems
“It’s a chov kodesh on every Rov and every community to see that the eruv is kosher. If you’re living in a community with an eruv, you have an achrayus to see that your balei batim are not mechalel shabbos.”
HaRav Shmuel Fuerst shlita, at Annual Conference of Agudah Synagogue Rabbanim
An overview of our services
The Eruv Network works in close partnership with your Rav hamachshir deferring to his final authority for psakim regarding your community’s eruv.
Have your eruv inspected by a team of experts, using specialized tools to check and document each component.
Discover, anticipate, and monitor the potential issues specific to YOUR community’s eruv, with an individualized plan.
Raise the halachic standards and durability of your eruv with our unmatched experience, expertise, and access to resources.
Eruv Checker Training
Train your local team to recognize and respond to challenges unique to your community’s eruv with our customized multimedia curriculum.
Build community support and appreciation for the need to maintain a high-quality eruv via informative multimedia presentations given by our experts.
Eruv Shaila Line
Submit questions and images via email to receive recommendations, visual guides, and practical information.
“If anyone has an eruv that hasn’t recently been looked at, I would DEFINITELY recommend them getting it looked at by Rabbi Francis. He mamesh knows his stuff and had great, out-the-box ideas for how to improve things.”
Rabbi Chatzkel Greenberg, Minneapolis
completed to date.
Communities benefited from local shiurim
Families benefiting from enhanced shmiras Shabbos
With Eruv Network, you can rest assured:
- Every component of your eruv is monitored according to an individualized checking system.
- Cutting-edge technology is used to ensure your eruv maintains its kashrus.
- Repairs are made with superior materials to guarantee durability.
- Checkers are trained in the most efficient and accurate methods.
- Your Rav Hamachshir’s standards are strictly upheld.
“An eruv that is 99.9% kosher is 100% pasul.”