Our Rabbis Respond: what would you describe as the essence of Shabbat that should be kept in mind as one embarks on this journey?
“And you shall keep the Sabbath day and make it holy.”
–The Fourth Commandment
To help familiarize the reader with terms commonly associated with Shabbat, we offer this brief – and certainly not all inclusive – glossary.
Because cooking is religiously banned on Shabbat, every Jewish culture has developed a traditional stew that’s simmered overnight on Friday to provide a hot meal on the day of rest…. Read more
We visited Chabad.org to understand the significance of this mitzvah…and how to perform it.