Jewish Shabbat

Shabbat and Meditation: Just Be It

How mindfulness can deepen your Shabbat experience — and vice versa

Shabbat for Families

How to make Shabbat your family's favorite day of the week.

Eruv & Women

The construction of an eruv in most traditional communities may be a response to the needs of women.

Shabbat Liturgy

A guide to Shabbat services and what makes them unique.

Shabbat in the Community

Overview of Shabbat in the Community. Weekly Holy Day. Jewish Shabbat.

What Is An Eruv?

The eruv is a boundary that allows observant Jews to carry needed things in public on Shabbat.

Shabbat in the Bible

The Sabbath was a cornerstone of the Temple service and of popular observance in ancient Israel.

Shabbat: A Hasidic View

For one Hasidic master, Shabbat is not the weekend, but the sacred center of the week, which illuminates the days before and after.

The Rabbis’ Shabbat Part I: Prohibitions

The rabbis of antiquity used prohibitions to shape a Shabbat experience in which creative activity is set aside to make time for matters of the spirit. First of two parts.

How to Light Shabbat Candles

What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.