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How does one properly observe resting from work on Shabbat? This series provides a detailed overview of the thirty nine categories of forbidden activity on Shabbat, defining their parameters and practical applications.

The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat

The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat

Resting from Work on Shabbat

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An introduction, and the melachot of sowing, plowing, reaping, binding sheaves
The melachot of threshing and winnowing
The melachot of grinding and sifting
The melachah of cooking (part 1)
The melachah of cooking (part 2)
The melachot of shearing wool and cleaning
Combing, dyeing, spinning, stretching threads, making loops, weaving, separating threads, tying, untying, sewing
The melachot of tearing and trapping
The melachot of slaughtering, skinning, salting, tanning, scraping, and cutting
The melachot of writing and erasing
The melachot of building and breaking down
The melachot of the final hammer blow, kindling a fire and extinguishing a fire
The melachah of carrying and transferring
The rabbinic ordinances of techumin and muktzah
The rabbinic ordinance of amirah l’nachri and uvdin d’chol
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