Shabbat

How to be a Fabulous Shabbat Dinner Guest

What to expect as a guest at someone's Friday night table.

How to Host Shabbat Dinner

It's easier—and more rewarding—than you think!

5 Must Have Gadgets for Shabbat-Observant Jews

From a foldable hot plate to a Shabbat light bulb, these devices help make the Sabbath easier for observant Jews.

Ask the Expert: Taking Challah

Why do we burn up a little piece of dough when we make bread?

Shabbat and Environmental Awareness

Rejuvenating ourselves and our planet.

Friday Night at Home

The traditional Shabbat evening rituals are best shared with family and friends.

Why Do So Few Jews Observe Shabbat?

The problem is not that Shabbat is irrelevant, but that it is too relevant.

Havdalah: Celebrating the Uniqueness of the Jewish people

Reveling in uniqueness is wonderful, proclaiming superiority is not.

Hadlakat Nerot: The Spark of Transition

A little fire and a little magic makes the lighting of Shabbat candles a moment to slow down and see things differently.

Preparing for Shabbat

Getting ready for the arrival of the Sabbath Queen.

30 Amazing Challah Recipes

Keep your challah interesting and flavorful year-round with these sweet and savory variations on a Jewish classic.

How to Experience Shabbat as Redemption

The sea of Sabbath rules and restrictions can be overwhelming. Here's how to experience them as joy and freedom.