What time is Shabbat candle lighting?

Answer According to My Jewish Learning, Shabbat candles are usually lit 18 minutes before sunset, but they may be lit up to an hour before sunset. Women usually light the Shabbat candles, but men can ligh... Read More »

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About the least you will pay to rent a 1 bedroom apartment would be $950. So you can figure it out from there. Add in food, laundry and transportation. Rent may or may not include gas and electr... Read More »

Can I tie shoelaces on Shabbat?

Practicing Jews may tie shoelaces on Shabbat, according to Jewish sources. The laces should be tied with the typical bow most people use, and not a more elaborate knot. Shabbat is the Hebrew word f... Read More »

How to Celebrate Shabbat?

Shabbat is the Jewish Day of Rest. God worked for 6 days and rested on the 7th day. Jews observe Shabbat from Friday at sunset to Saturday at sunset.Here's what to do:

How to Observe the Shabbat?

The Sabbath is the day which God established to rest from the week's jobs and pressures so we can meditate on his word and glorify Him. There are several prohibitions for the Shabbat and some ritua... Read More »