The Contemporary Eruv

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About the author:
About the author:
Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer is a Rebbe at the Mesivta of Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (commonly known as MTA) in Manhattan, and a frequent Maggid Shiur at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach in Monsey. Rabbi Bechhofer is the author of one of the most popular tracts on the subject of metropolitan eruvin, and serves as a consultant to communities across the continent, facilitating the building and maintenance of urban and suburban eruvin. He is also an editor at Artscroll/Mesorah Publications, most recently involved with the Daily Dose project. Rabbi Bechhofer has served as a Rav, Rebbe and Rosh Kollel in the Chicago and New York areas.

Rabbi Bechhofer is one of the few individuals to have served as Maggid Shiur for both Daf Yomi Bavli and Daf Yomi Yerushalmi, completing both. He is also a senior lecturer for the Aishdas Society, an association devoted to more profound understanding and experience of all aspects of Talmud Torah and Avodas Hashem. He has served as a guest Maggid Shiur, scholar in residence, and lecturer in numerous venues, including Alberta, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Ontario, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin, Israel and England. He is a prolific author. He has published many essays in major Orthodox Jewish periodicals. His published seforim are: The Contemporary Eruv: Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas, Bigdei Shesh on Bava Basra, and Bigdei Shesh on Sefer Shoftim. Well over one thousand tapes of his lectures and shiurim (including the entire Yerushalmi) are available on tape and online (see

The Contemporary Eruv

Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas

Authored by R' Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer
Edition: 3a

This version of "The Contemporary Eruv" is the color version of the work. The more affordable black and white version is available at:

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The color version is identical in content to the black and white version. The difference is that eleven of the thirteen illustrations in the appendix to the new, expanded edition appear in color. I am not sure that difference is worth $10 (the publisher charges more for color) but it does give you the choice.

Publication Date:
1482575884 / 9781482575880
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US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Full Color
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Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice

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