Shabbat (also known as "Shabbos" or the "Sabbath") is the centerpiece of Jewish life, and
has been so since the infancy of our nation. According to the Talmud, Shabbat
is equal to all the other commandments. Shabbat is so central to Jewish life
that the term shomer Shabbat (Shabbat
observer) is synonymous with “religious Jew” in common parlance.
Shabbat is a day of rest and celebration that begins on
Friday at sunset and ends on the following evening after nightfall. Let’s have
a look at the history, importance and observances of this day. Read more . . .