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Shabbat Info

An in-depth look at Shabbat, its significance, laws, and traditions.

What Is Shabbat?
The Jewish Day of Rest
A brief overview of the history, meaning, laws and traditions of Shabbat -- the weekly day of rest.
What to Expect at a Shabbat Dinner
So, you have been invited to join a family for a Shabbat meal. What do you need to know?
What to Expect at Shabbat Morning Services
The natives are friendly, so feel free to reach out if you have a question. Really.
Shabbat A to Z
a) Leave work early Friday afternoon....j) Pour a cup of kosher wine or grape juice into a special goblet...u) Eat the Third Meal...z) Repeat next week.
What Is Shomer Shabbos?
You may have heard the term, but do you know what it means?
13 Special Shabbats on the Jewish Calendar
Some weeks, the Shabbat is given an additional, unique name, often related to a special haftarah or Torah reading added to that day’s service.
25 Shabbat Facts Every Jew Should Know
Every week, for the 25 hours beginning just before sundown on Friday until after night has fallen on Saturday night, Jewish people celebrate Shabbat, a period of rest and spiritual rejuvenation.
11 Common Shabbat Myths and Misconceptions
Myths and misconceptions have developed around this holy day. Ready to take a good look at them and set the record straight? Let’s go!
Take the Shabbat Services Quiz
This quiz will help you know how well you know the traditional Shabbat synagogue services.
Take the Shabbat Food Quiz
Test your knowledge of delicious shabbat food!
What Is Kabbalat Shabbat?
Kabbalat Shabbat, a series of psalms and prayers, joyously welcomes the Shabbat Queen at Friday night services.
Take the Kabbalat Shabbat Quiz
What do you know about this uplifting prayer?
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