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Shabbat: A Day of Rest

woman in brown standing in front of table with ttwo lit candles ready for Shabbat

Discover why the celebration of Shabbat (the Sabbath) is so central to Judaism. Experience how Shabbat is celebrated both religiously and culturally.

Explore the symbolism of Shabbat within a family setting including tasting the traditional symbolic food.

Reflect on how Shabbat structures Jewish family life and the concept of rest in both the biblical and modern worlds. Understand how the idea of rest might be interpreted within different streams of Judaism.

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