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Elizabeth Harris

on 15 March 2016

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Transcript of Shabbat

Why do we celebrate this event.
"One of the main symbols of the Jews is the Torah"
God commanded the jewish to observe shabbat and keep it holy as seen as the fourth ten commandment:
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God.
In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates.
For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it”
When do we celebrate Shabbat?
"Most of the people who celebrate Shabbat are Jews"
What do people do when its time to celebrate?
"The Jews bring out the best of stuff for Shabbat"
Symbols and Foods
What do people do on shabbat.
Shabbat begins on a Friday at sunset and end at nightfall on Saturday. Its a time of peace and harmony that he jews take their time to stop and think.
It is one of the best know jew celebrations, it is a time to stop and rest and if your stressed you can stop and think.
People prepare their home for shabbat
people have their favorite meal of the week, sweet wine and Challah.
They light the candles before shabbat starts.
For shabbat they set the tables with polished knifes and forks and their bets table cloth.
Wine: The wine is specially blessed for shabbat and its occation and they have special cup to put it in the kiddish cup.
Candles: the candles represent the joy and happiness before electricity.
Challah: A traditional plaited bread for shabbat.
Shabbat Atire: a very special dressing clothes for shabbat.
Shabbat Table: The jews polish their forks, knifes and plates and have their best table cloth with their candles lit.
Zemirot: Sometimes songs are sung around the table they sing this song.
Halalah set: a short farewell ceremony.
By Angelica Azzarello
"Did you know that the jews can't write god they have to write G*d"
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