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Is a fence an eiruv?

Question:

I go to a public park on Shabbos that has a 5 foot fence around it with open and shut doors for entering. Can I carry within those parameters on shabbos

Answer:

One cannot carry in a public park even though it is en-fenced. Since it is bigger in area than “beis sosyim” (approx 70 cubits by 70 cubits) the Rabbis forbade carrying because it is similar to a public domain.

Sources:

O:CH 358! & Mishnah Berurah 2

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