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The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat

Resting from Work on Shabbat

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, Lesson 1
An introduction, and the melachot of sowing, plowing, reaping, binding sheaves
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 2
The melachot of threshing and winnowing
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 4
The melachot of grinding and sifting
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 5
The melachah of cooking (part 1)
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 6
The melachah of cooking (part 2)
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 7
The melachot of shearing wool and cleaning
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 8
Combing, dyeing, spinning, stretching threads, making loops, weaving, separating threads, tying, untying, sewing
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 9
The melachot of tearing and trapping
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 10
The melachot of slaughtering, skinning, salting, tanning, scraping, and cutting
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 11
The melachot of writing and erasing
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 12
The melachot of building and breaking down
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 13
The melachot of the final hammer blow, kindling a fire and extinguishing a fire
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 14
The melachah of carrying and transferring
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 15
The rabbinic ordinances of techumin and muktzah
The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat, Lesson 16
The rabbinic ordinance of amirah l’nachri and uvdin d’chol
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