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Shabbat

is the practice of resting on the sabbath

2

two commandments in the sabbath

- to remember (zachor)
- to observe (shamor)

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zachor

- significance of Shabbat, relevance to creation and Jews exodus from Egypt
- by resting on Shabbat, Jews are reminded that they are free

4

shamor

- work is forbidden on Shabbat
- making someone else work is forbidden

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when does Shabbat commence

Friday at sunset and concludes at nightfall on Saturday

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Shabbat preparations

- cleaned house
- best dishes and tableware set
- meal is prepared
- other preparations

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just before sunset

- 18 mins before sunset
- Shabbat candles are lit and a blessing is recited by the woman of the house

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after sunset

- synagogue service ( prayers over wine and bread )
- after service, family dinner

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Saturday day

- 9am Shabbat service until noon
- meal
- afternoon - Torah studies, walk, talk, leisure activities
-late afternoon meal

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Saturday night

- concluding ritual
- blessings
- splitting of the sacred and secular world