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Shabbat

Summary: An overview of Shabbat, the weekly day of rest for those who follow the Jewish faith. The traditions associated with Shabbat strengthen the Jewish community and make Shabbat a day of happiness and an opportunity for families to come together.

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SHABBAT

1)Select, describe and explain the important ways in which an Orthodox Jewish family observes Shabbat.

Introduction

Shabbat is the main religious festival for the Jews, which begins on a Friday sunset and lasts until Saturday night when the stars appear. Jews usually call it Shabbat or Shabbos. Shabbat is the weekly day of rest for every Jew and is a day which is very special and completely different from any other day. It is a very holy day for the Jews. Shabbat is a day for having special meals to be cooked, for families to get together around the table, to put on special clothes and most important of all to have a break from work this is so they can devote themselves to prayer and torah study. Whilst preparing for the oncoming day Shabbat everyone in the family will have something to do. On this...

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