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How an Orthodox Jewish Family Observes Shabbat

Summary: Explains the Jewish sabbath or Shabbat. Describes how an Orthodox Jewish family goes about celebrating Shabbat.
`God said to Moses, `I have a precious gift in My treasure house, "Sabbath" is its name. Go and tell the people of Israel that I wish to give it to them.'

Every week, Jewish Orthodox families celebrate the `Sabbath.' It is more than just a day of rest to the Orthodox Jews; it is observed as a holy day, in which Jews are not meant to do any work, but devote themselves to prayer, Torah study and the family, as the Jewish faith is centred on the family. By resting on Shabbat, a Jew shows testimony that God created the world, and after its completion, he stopped and created nothing new. (Genesis 2). When a Jew rests on the Sabbath, he is, in a way, imitating God.

Shabbat is a special day, beginning at sunset on Friday, and finishing when the stars appear on the Saturday...

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