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Your Airplanes Shall Rest on Shabbat

Your Airplanes Shall Rest on Shabbat

Recalling the day when Menachem Begin stopped Israel’s national airline, El Al, from flying on Shabbat.

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Discovering Angels

Discovering Angels

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How the Jewish Sabbath transformed my life.

I Too Am Royalty

I Too Am Royalty

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As a child I longed for the majestic. Watching the royal wedding, I realized I found it.

Alone in Lenox Hill

Alone in Lenox Hill

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In my grandmother's room, it was as silent as death.

Shabbos in Vietnam

Shabbos in Vietnam

by Shaindy Perl

I was determined to take Saturdays off. My commander had other ideas.

My Cell Phone

My Cell Phone

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I wanted to start keeping Shabbat, but it meant shutting off the cell phone I was enslaved to.

Around the Sabbath Table

Around the Sabbath Table

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I rarely use my passport, yet every Saturday I meet people from around the world.

The Stop Button

The Stop Button

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How I got out of the never-ending cycle of work, struggle and stress.

Make it on Sunday

Make it on Sunday

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My client called, perturbed that I'd stopped working on Shabbat.

It's Still Shabbat

It's Still Shabbat

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What kind of Shabbat will it be in the hospital emergency room?

No More Humpty Dumpty

No More Humpty Dumpty

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Shabbat is the day to enjoy the person you have become.

Best Things About Shabbat

Best Things About Shabbat

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Personal thoughts on what makes Shabbat the highlight of every week.

Home for Shabbat

Home for Shabbat

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Stranded in Milwaukee with nowhere to go. A true story.

The Light at the End of the Week

The Light at the End of the Week

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Shabbat became my life raft, my refuge from a cruel working environment.

A Shabbat Miracle

A Shabbat Miracle

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My father and I had nothing in common besides the long silences that would pass between us. Then a miracle happened.

The Selfish Shabbat

The Selfish Shabbat

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I hardly believed in God's existence when I started to observe Shabbat. My observance began for one reason only: I was selfish.

Shabbat Challenges

Shabbat Challenges

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Candid thoughts on getting adjusted.

Shabbat Prom Queen

Shabbat Prom Queen

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The prom is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Some get the thrill every week.

Hear the Quiet

Hear the Quiet

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In the era of Blackberries and Bluetooths, where can you find a vestige of absolute peace and quiet?