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The Sabbath

A Guide to Its Understanding and Observance

by Dayan Dr. Isidore Grunfeld

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Each and every Friday, as the sun sets, Jews all over the world light candles and welcome the Sabbath. But what is the true holiness of Shabbos? How can we comprehend the meaning behind it, and how can we understand its complex laws and observances? In this concise volume, the author delves into the depths of Shabbos, opening our eyes to the meaning behind the holy day. Beginning with a basic explanation of the concept of "work" according to the Torah, the author skilfully outlines the Shabbos laws, presenting a concrete, sound, and inspiring guide to the practical observance of Shabbos. This is a completely revised and expanded edition of a classic work which will fill a great need among English-speaking Jewry. Read it, and may your Shabbos experience be transformed.


  • ITEM #: 2768
  • Dimensions: 5 3/8" x 8 1/2"
  • ISBN: 1-58330-607-2
  • Binding: Hard Cover / 112 pages
  • Published by: Feldheim Publishers

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    ...reading the source of this book. You can find it in Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch's Horeb. There, RSRH provides a detailed explanation as to how the laws of the Sabbath are a philosophical expression of our belief in God.

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