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Sabbath Work

July 17, 2006, by

One of the most confusing things about the Sabbath for most people is the concept of Sabbath work. Many of us think of work as heavy physical labor, or else, as going about our usual occupations. As we have seen earlier, this is not true in the case of the Sabbath. Here, the prohibition is […]

Sabbath Rest

July 17, 2006, by

Many of us realize the importance of the Sabbath, but have confused ideas about how to keep it. After all, rest has many connotations. For some, it may mean a relaxing game of golf. For others, it may be an afternoon watching television. Others may think of rest as reading a good book, painting a […]

Why the Sabbath

July 17, 2006, by

There is a miracle in Shabbos. Even if you have never felt it yourself, it is there. It is one of the most important ingredients of Jewish survival. It is no exaggeration to say that the Jew has survived two thousand years of persecution and humilitation largely because he had the Sabbath. It was one […]