Shabbat
Shabbat (Hebrew: שַׁבָּת‎, "rest" or "cessation") or Shabbos (Yiddish: שאבּעס) (English: Sabbath) is the Jewish day of rest and seventh day of the week, on which religious Jews remember the...
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Sabbath etymology
Biblical Sabbath is a weekly day of rest or time of worship. It is observed differently in Judaism and Christianity and informs a similar occasion in several other faiths. Though many viewpoints and d...
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Biblical Sabbath
Biblical Sabbath is a weekly day of rest or time of worship. It is observed differently in Judaism and Christianity and informs a similar occasion in several other faiths. Though many viewpoints and d...
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Electricity on Shabbat
Many Jews who strictly observe Shabbat (the Sabbath), especially within Orthodox Judaism, refrain from what is considered turning electricity on or off during Shabbat. They may also refrain from makin...
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Driving during Shabbat
According to Jewish law, the operation of a motor vehicle constitutes multiple violations of the prohibited activities on Shabbat. Though Jewish law is based on texts that existed long before the exis...
Shomer Shabbat
A shomer Shabbat or shomer Shabbos (plural shomré Shabbat or shomrei Shabbos; Hebrew: שומר שבת‎) is a person who observes the mitzvot (commandments) associated with Judaism's Shabbat ("Sabbath",...
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Pikuach nefesh
In Judaism, Pikuach Nefesh (Hebrew: פיקוח נפש) describes the principle in Jewish law that the preservation of human life overrides virtually any other religious consideration. When the life of a spec...
Special Shabbat
Special Shabbatot are Jewish Shabbat days, on which special events are commemorated. Variations in the liturgy and special customs differentiate them from the regular Sabbaths and each one is referred...
Christian Sabbath
Sabbath in Christianity is a weekly day of rest or religious observance, derived from the Biblical Sabbath. In the 2nd century AD, the observance of a corporate day of worship on the first day (Sunday...
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Electricity on Shabbat in Jewish law
Many Jews who strictly observe Shabbat (the Sabbath), especially within Orthodox Judaism, refrain from what is considered turning electricity on or off during Shabbat. They may also refrain from makin...
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Triennial cycle
The Triennial cycle of Torah reading may refer to the historical practice in ancient Israel by which the entire Torah was read in serial fashion over a three-year period, or to the practice adopted by...
Farbrengen
A Farbrengen (/fɑrbrɛnɡɛn/, from the Yiddish פארברענגען, meaning "joyous gathering"; German verbringen "to spend [time/solidarity/festivity together]") is a Hasidic gathering. This term is only used b...
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish (/ɡəˈfɪltə fɪʃ/; from Yiddish: געפֿילטע פֿיש, "stuffed fish", cognate with German Gefüllter Fisch) is an Ashkenazi Jewish dish made from a poached mixture of ground deboned fish, such...
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Seudah Shlishit
Seudah Shlishit (Hebrew סעודה שלישית, third meal, or Yiddish and Ashkenazic שלוש־סעודות Shalosh seudos [ʃaləˈʃʊdəs] three meals, in reference to an aggadic passage from the Talmud) is the "third meal...
Anim Zemirot
Anim Zemirot (אנעים זמירות, lit. "I shall sing sweet songs") [ʔanˈʕiːm zĕmiːˈroθ] is a Jewish liturgical poem sung in the synagogue at the end of Shabbat and holiday morning services. Formally, it is...
Ki Tavo
Ki Tavo, Ki Thavo, Ki Tabo, Ki Thabo, or Ki Savo (כִּי-תָבוֹא — Hebrew for “when you enter,” the second and third words, and the first distinctive words, in the parashah) is the 50th weekly Torah port...
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Aliyah (Torah)
An aliyah (Hebrew עליה, or aliya and other variant English spellings) is the calling of a member of a Jewish congregation to the bimah for a segment of reading from the Torah. The person who receives ...
Non-Sabbatarianism
Non-Sabbatarianism is the affirmation of the religious liberty not to observe a weekly rest or worship day (Sabbath), usually in Christianity. While keepers of weekly days usually also believe in reli...
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Jews in the Woods
Jews in the Woods (JITW or JitW) also referred to as Fruity Jews or Fruity Jews in the Woods is a privately organized Jewish youth group. It has hosted a number of Shabbaton meetings whereby young Jew...
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Blech
A blech (from the German by way of Yiddish word for tin or sheet metal) is a metal sheet used by many observant Jews to cover stovetop burners (and for some, the cooker's knobs and dials) on Shabbat (...
Eruv
An eruv ([ʔeˈʁuv]; Hebrew: עירוב‎, "mixture", also transliterated as eiruv or erub, plural: eruvin [ʔeʁuˈvin]) is a ritual enclosure that some communities construct in their neighborhoods as a w...
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Motza'ei Shabbat
The term Motzei Shabbat (Hebrew: מוצאי שבת‎—literally, the going out of the Sabbath) in Judaism refers to the time in the evening immediately following Shabbat, that is Saturday night. It is...
Seventh-day Adventist eschatology
The Seventh-day Adventist Church holds a unique system of eschatological (or end-times) beliefs. Adventist eschatology, which is based on a historicist interpretation of prophecy, is characterised pri...
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