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Honoring the Sabbath day, known as Shabbat in Hebrew, is considered the most important observance in Judaism. The order to celebrate Shabbat originates in the ten commandments handed down to Moses by God on Mount Sinai. The fourth commandment (Exodus 20: 8-11; Deuteronomy 5: 14-15), translated from Hebrew, reads “Remember [observe] the Sabbath day and keep it holy”. For Jewish people, the celebration of Shabbat honors God for creating the world in six days and resting on the seventh day. Jews around the World celebrate the day of rest and relaxation in many ways, each according to how they interpret their religion. Shabbat commences at sunset on Friday evening and ends on Saturday at night (after 3 stars are visible with the naked eye). The duration of Shabbat should be around 25 hours, and according to the Torah, Motzeh – the end of Shabbat – begins when there [...]Read full story »
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