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A Weekly Holiday
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A Weekly Holiday

Everything is special on Shabbat.

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Published: April 24, 2010


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Visitor Comments: 10

(10) smb, December 21, 2010 10:08 PM

beautiful message, Shabbat is very special. A time to connect with others and with G-d, and recharge our soul

(9) Maria, October 12, 2010 7:41 PM

Shabbos

Anonymous, preparing your heart through study, meditation, and prayer is something you should do on a daily basis. Dressing up, getting out the fine china and crystals, and serving a lavish meal is to joyfully share with Hashem and your fellows what you have been doing all week long.

(8) Polly, May 10, 2010 8:58 PM

OK..

I agree with " Make it more of a spiritual experience" and I agree with Lori. By buying special foods and preparing our home and appearance we have set a course and pattern in our lives to put G-d first .How can one not think on spiritual things while doing so. Is it not easier to just get through the Shabbat. Or does preparation begin with the heart when we try to honor G-d with our best? Realizing of course that every one's 'best' is different.

(7) Iris Moskovitz, May 4, 2010 7:32 PM

Very beautiful presentation

I vividly remember walking into my apartment as a young girl, and smelling the wonderful aroma of my bubbies challah and gefilte fish baking and cooking . I have such wonderful memories of spending countless Shabbosim at my best friend's house as a young girl. Now I am Boruch Hashem creating beautiful memories of Shabbos with my husband and daughters. I am really looking forward to saying Good Shabbos to you in person, when you come to Cleveland, I"YH.

(6) Iris Moskovitz, April 30, 2010 6:54 PM

Very beautiful message

As a youing child, I would love to come home from school on Friday, and smell the wonderful aroma of my bubbies challah and gefilte fish baking and cooking. To this day, I associate those two amazing smells with Shabbos. I unfortunately have not made my own challah, yet. Maybe one day in the near future, G-d willing. By the way Lori, I am really looking forward to your visit to Cleveland, in two weeks. I hope to get to wish you Good Shabbos in person.

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