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Palatinik

“ We ask that we should truly feel that we lack nothing and that the world and ourselves are complete on Shabbat.”

by Lori Palatnik
Ben Juda

Shabbat as a bulwark against transhumanism? Ben Judah argues that the laws of Shabbat safeguard something more essential than family time and Friday night dinners…

by Ben Judah
Karimzadeh

Unsure what to cook for Shabbat post-Shabbat Project? Holocaust survivor Miriam Karimzadeh has a unique German spin on Persian favourite, Tadig – and it’s caught the eye of celebrities and celebrity foodies worldwide.

Read Miriam’s story.

by Miriam Karimzadeh
Daniel Browde

“It was a long time ago — I am 42 now — but I still think about that Shabbat. That feeling of a great spirit body moving across the face of the dark water is an experience I still marvel at and have never felt again.”

Join author Daniel Browde on a lyrical, mysterious journey back in time to a Shabbat that has stayed with him.

by Daniel Browde
Tiffany Shlain
by Tiffany Shlain
Rosemary Friedman
by Rosemary Friedman
Andrea Schneider

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. A time of death. And a time of life. I experienced the immeasurable loss of one person. And I filled the yawning chasm with a sense of belonging to an entire people... This is the story of how one fateful Shabbat changed everything.

by Andrea Schneider
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by Simon Apfel
Shabbat as Social Action

The day of rest reminds me that changing the world begins with improving myself.

by Akiva Gersh
Gilded Edges
by Sarah Tuttle-Singer
Rabbi Ari Shishler
by Rabbi Ari Shishler
When the Lights Go Out

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”

- T.S. Elliot

“…And in the darkness bind them.”

- Gandalf, Lord of the Rings

by Simon Apfel
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