My Journey to Observing Shabbat

My five-year struggle to give up technology and learn to connect to my soul.

Shabbat and Vogue Magazine

It seems like everyone is tapping into the transformative power of Shabbat.

Men are from Weekday, Women are from Shabbat

Judaism, Shabbat and the feminine mystique.

Israel & the Shabbat Project

In the merit of Shabbat and the beauty of Jewish unity may we only know times of joy and triumph.

Inspired Chicken Soup

Sometimes the way to a man's soul is through his stomach.

The Shabbat Project 2015

Around the globe, people are once again joining the biggest global Jewish unity event the world has ever seen.

The Shabbat Project: Making History

As the sun dips below the horizon on October 24, an estimated one million people worldwide will be participating in this extraordinary initiative.

The Shabbat App

We have become enslaved to the very technology designed to liberate us.

Shabbat & Good Health

According to latest research, Shabbat improves mental, physical and emotional health.

Your Airplanes Shall Rest on Shabbat

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

Shabbat - Heaven on Earth

For three millennia, Shabbat has been the Jewish oasis in time. Find out what's behind this weekly day off.

Challah: The Divine Dough

How Jewish women can unleash the holiness of bread.

Lively Shabbat Overview

It's the glue that holds together the Jewish family and the Jewish nation.

Tabernacle of Time

Shabbat is an anywhere-in-the-world, expense-free holy-time vacation.

Glossary of Shabbat Buzz-words

Get your lingo down pat, and don't be left in the dark.

Does God Get Tired? The Sabbath: Part 1

Why would an All-Powerful God need to rest?

Discovering Angels

How the Jewish Sabbath transformed my life.

I Too Am Royalty

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


Stop the world, I wanna get off!

Heaven Can Wait: The Sabbath, Part 3

If heaven's eternal bliss really lasts for an eternity, why doesn't it get boring?

Make it on Sunday

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

Shabbat Light

The power of the Havdallah candle.

My Cell Phone

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

Hear the Quiet

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

Shabbos and Competition

We should only be competitive with ourselves.

Turn On the Lights

Why do we signify Shabbat's entry by lighting up the lights?

The Holocaust Lights

Thirteen pairs of eyes, huddled in the barracks. The sun has almost set.

Candlelighting - Inspiration

Personal accounts of the power and beauty of Shabbat candles.

Shabbat Candles: Lights of the Soul

Candles are lit at romantic dinners. Shabbat is a romantic love song.

Shabbos in Vietnam

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

The Weekly Wedding

What does it mean that Shabbat is married to the Jewish people?

The Great Cholent Divide

The only important difference amongst world Jewry is between those who love Cholent and those who hate it.

Shabbat Table

Preparing the Shabbat table -- gleaming silver and satin white - is a labor of love.

Around the Sabbath Table

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

Shabbat Songs Inspiration

Understanding the mystical attraction of song.

The Stop Button

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

It's Still Shabbat

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

The Magic of Havdalah

Shabbat comes to a close in a most dramatic and touching way.

No More Humpty Dumpty

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

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