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The Sabbath - Its Essence and Significance

ArtScroll Holiday Seriesby Rabbi Shimon FinkelmanPart of the ‘ArtScroll Holiday Series’ series.
A presentation anthologized from Talmudic and traditional sources. Shabbos is presented as through stories, parables, comments and interpretations. The Overviews present an understanding of two aspects of the Sabbath’s uniqueness. The Insights provide a broad cross section of anecdotes and ideas, culled from [...]

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A Shabbat Reader

Universe of Cosmic Joyby Dov Peretz Elkins
This collection of inspirational pieces on the meaning, importance, and observance of the Sabbath brings together a diverse group of Jewish writers, thinkers, and poets-all in celebration of the personal significance of Shabbat in their lives. from contemporary thinkers Lawrence Kushner, Michael Lerner, and Arthur Waskow to scholars [...]

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An Invitation to Shabbat

A Beginner’s Guide to Weekly Celebrationby R. Perelson
Designed to help prepare for the special experience of the Sabbath. Includes background information, stories, ritual, recipes as well as sheet music and music CD.(88 Pages)

Publisher: UAHC

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Shabbos in My Soul

70 powerful lessons to illuminate the Shabbos Experienceby Boruch Leff
It comes once a week, without fail, and we cook, clean, and prepare for it, but do we truly experience it? Shabbosthat sublime period of time which our Sages term A taste of the Afterworldis often elusive to us. Its spirituality is sometimes lost [...]

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Spiritual Awakenings

Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidaysby Yehoshua Rubin
Spiritual Awakenings is an inspirational guide to discovering anew the joy and meaning that can be found in Shabbat and each of the Jewish holidays. Yehoshua Rubin, a student of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, reveals how one can achieve self-awareness through unravelling the rich flavor that is [...]

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The Art of Jewish Living

The Shabbat Sederby Dr. Ron Wolfson
This extraordinary book teaches people about Shabbat, in a concise step-by-step manner its meanings, its practices, and its importance to family life. The information is presented as shabbat is lived by real families representing a diverse cross-section of modern Jewish life.

‘ Says author Ron Wolfson: The [...]

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The Complete Friday Evening Synagogue Companion

by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein
The Entire Friday Night Prayer Service Transliterated!
This is the new edition of the popular ‘Kabbalat Shabbat Companion.’ Pages numbers and content remain the same, with some corrections and overall improvements made.
This best-selling all-in-one guide includes the COMPLETE Friday evening service, along with easy-to-read English transliterations, clear instructions, and a concise [...]

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The Miracle of the Seventh Day

A guide to the spiritual meaning, significance, and weekly practice of the Jewish Sabbathby Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
In The Miracle of the Seventh Day, the internationally renowned and highly acclaimed Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz offers the definitive explanation of the miraculous potential of the Sabbath what it means, and how it can be observed at home [...]

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The Sabbath

Its Meaning for Modern Manby Abraham Joshua Heschel
Since its original publication in 1951, Abraham Joshua Heschel’s classic of Jewish spirituality has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life. Heschel, one of the most widely respected and loved religious leaders of the twentieth century, introduced, in this brief yet profound [...]

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The Sabbath

by Samuel H. Dresner
Drawing upon a wide variety of sources ancient and modern, Jewish and general the author evokes an appreciation of the Sabbath in its role as creator of peace between man and nature, man and society, and man and himself. Combines an historical overview with a practical guide to [...]

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Shabbat Table Handbook

A Step by Step Guide
A step-by-step guide to the blessings, songs, and rituals of Shabbat in the home. CD includes Friday Evening, Z’mirot/Songs for Friday Evening, Birkat HaMazon, Kiddush and Z’mirot for Shabbat Day, Zimirot for the Third Meal, Conclusion of Shabbat. (69 minutes).
Shabbat Table Handbook has Hebrew, English and transliterations of the CD tracks [...]

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Shabbat at Home

My People’s Prayer Book Volume 7Edited by Rabbi Lawrence A. HoffmanPart of the ‘My People’s Prayer Book’ series.
Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries
The Major sections of the prayer book each are covered in separate volumes in this series. My People’s Prayer Book provides in each volume:The traditional Hebrew text.A modern translation (designed to let people know [...]

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Sabbath Day of Eternity

by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan
An introduction to the underlying thought and ideology of the Sabbath and a survey of its laws and customs presented in a concise, straightforward manner. Special emphasis on ‘why keep the Sabbath’, the meaning of the Sabbath rest, and the ‘39 categories of work’.(56 Pages)

Publisher: NCSY, 1983

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Going Kosher in 30 Days

by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein
All you need to know about kosher! This eminently practical and friendly guide walks you through all the ins-and-outs of kosher living, providing an outstandingly sharp overview of the laws of kosher. Guides you step-by-step on bringing kosher into your life in an easy, enjoyable manner - in 30 days!
Topics include:

The [...]

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Friday Night and Beyond

The Shabbat Experience Step-by-Stepby Lori Palatnik
Shabbat is a day our homes take on a different quality and our actions seem more refined and purposeful. Here is practical guide on how to experience Shabbat that will give one the full spiritual and physical benefits the day can offer. The author, a modern, [...]

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The Magic of Shabbos

A Journey Through the Shabbos Experienceby Rabbi Mordechai Rhine
This book is not just for beginners! It is for anyone who wants to enrich their Shabbos Experience. Each section is devoted to one aspect of the Shabbos experience and will guide you through it one step at a time. From start to finish this book [...]

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The Fourth Commandment

Remember the Sabbath Dayby Francine Klagsbrun
A contemporary look at one of the cornerstones of Jewish traditionthe Sabbath. The Fourth Commandment illuminates its origins and purpose, its basis in Jewish texts and history, and its practice. Beautiful and evocative, you will discover little known facets of Shabbat in a journey into understanding this sacred [...]

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The Complete Junior Congregation Synagogue Companion

by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein
This book will help bring the Shabbat synagogue experience to life for children of all ages! With large, clear Hebrew type of all the basic Shabbat prayers, alongside large, easy-to-read English transliterations, plus simplified English translations and explanations, boys and girls will now be able to participate in the prayer services [...]

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