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Prohibition of Work on Shabbat

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The Sabbath is not only a time of rest from the physical world, but a day to actively engage in higher matters.
Moses Sends Scouts to Canaan, Return the Spies, Penalty for the Revolt, The Rebels' Second Disobedience, Punishment for the Desecration of Shabbat, Punishment for Blasphemy
An Essay On Parshat Vayakhel
Even someone with a thorough knowledge of the laws of Shabbat must grapple with the complicated question of what exactly is considered work by the Torah’s definition.
The Fourth of the Ten Commandments is: “Remember the Shabbat day to keep it holy ... for G‑d created the world in six days and rested on the seventh” [Exodus 20:8].
A summary of the laws of bishul following the rulings of the Rebbeim of Chabad
Practical instructions that help novices and experienced Shabbat observers navigate the complexities of food preparation on Shabbat, from preparing instant coffee to post-mistake remedies.
7:1 The Prohibition of Chazarah As explained above, a hot liquid and a fully cooked solid are not subject to the laws of Bishul, because Ein Bishul Achar Bishul. It would therefore follow that it should be permissible to replace a fully cooked pot of food...
6:1 The Definition of Shehiya From the point of view of Bishul on Shabbos, there is no prohibition whatsoever in leaving a raw food or unboiled liquid on an open flame on Erev Shabbos so that it gradually cooks on Shabbos itself, since the Bishul occurs o...
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