We say goodbye to the Sabbath in a bittersweet ceremony that employs wine, fragrance, and candlelight.
Cooked slowly overnight, this hearty meat stew is a traditional dish for Shabbat lunch.
It comes every Friday night with its own set of rules, special songs, and foods. How much do you know ...
Why traditional Jews unplug (albeit with some workarounds) during the Sabbath.
This Friday night practice is taken from the priestly blessing.
The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.
How do I occupy myself on this day of rest?
Learn the most popular songs associated with the day of rest.
The eruv is a boundary that allows observant Jews to carry needed things in public on Shabbat.
The Torah is taken out during prayer services on Shabbat, Mondays and Thursdays.
The rabbis of antiquity deduced that all labors necessary for constructing a sanctuary and its appurtenances should serve as the blueprint for Shabbat prohibitions.
Heschel draws out the implications of the idea that we rest in memory/imitation of God's primeval rest at the end of Creation.