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Read the definition of the “work” that is forbidden on Shabbat, along with brief user-friendly guides on the do’s and don’ts of our Day of Rest.

Shabbat Rest

Shabbat Rest

The Don’ts of Shabbat

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What kind of work can't we do on Shabbat? What does work mean in this context anyway? And how do we enjoy the Shabbat when there are so many activities we must avoid?
A brief summary of some of the Shabbat laws you are most likely to encounter, such as writing, shopping, carrying in the public domain, and business transactions
Aside for cooking, there are other food preparation activities one must avoid on Shabbat. Examples: squeezing fruit, selecting, kneading, grinding and mashing, and using electrical appliances
A listing of the thirty-nine melachot forbidden on Shabbat
There is a way to make large public areas and even whole cities into one private domain. It usually involves some poles, wiring, and some food...
When dealing with a person whose life is in danger, we must "violate" the Shabbat. Learn the guidelines governing this Shabbat "override."
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