Shabbat Primer

The Essence of Shabbat

January 6th, 2011 | by JLedger

Our Rabbis Respond: what would you describe as the essence of Shabbat that should be kept in mind as one embarks on this journey


A Shabbat Glossary

January 5th, 2011 | by JLedger

To help familiarize the reader with terms commonly associated with Shabbat, we offer this brief – and certainly not all inclusive – glossary.


The Havdalah Service

January 5th, 2011 | by JLedger

The Torah teaches that God created the world by making distinctions, first between light and darkness, next between water and


Cholent 101

January 5th, 2011 | by JLedger

Because cooking is religiously banned on Shabbat, every Jewish culture has developed a traditional stew that’s simmered overnight on Friday



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