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Jewish Lights Publishing The Shabbat Seder, 2nd Edition The Family Guide for and Welcoming the Sabbath

Celebrate the joy of "making Shabbat" each week in your home---with rituals, prayers, blessings, food, and song.This expanded, easy-to-use edition of the classic spiritual sourcebook offers updated information, more ideas, and new resources for every aspect of the holy day.

An inspiring how-to guide to every aspect of Shabbat, including:

  • History and meaning
  • How to prepare
  • Rituals, prayers, and blessings (step-by-step)
  • The Sabbath day
  • Havdalah
  • Songs and prayers in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish (with clear transliterations)
  • Recipes for traditional and modern foods to spice up the Shabbat menu
  • Family activities to enhance the experience
Enriched by real-life voices sharing practical suggestions and advice, this creative resource helps us to reacquaint ourselves with time-tested traditions and discover old and new ways to celebrate Shabbat, including biblically-inspired songs and games, Shabbat-related crafts, and more family-tested ideas.

This book is part of the Art of Jewish Living Series, a project of the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs and the University of Judaism. It is designed for adults and families seeking to enter into the center of Jewish life. Each features real Jewish families reflecting on their experiences with Jewish practice, along with detailed information and instruction on the performance and meaning of Jewish celebration.

Dr. Ron Wolfson is Fingerhut Professor of Education at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles and a cofounder of Synagogue 3000. He is author of Hanukkah, Passover, and Shabbat, all family guides to spiritual celebrations; The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community; A Time to Mourn, a Time to Comfort: A Guide to Jewish Bereavement and Comfort; and, with Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, What You Will See Inside a Synagogue.

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Excellent book

Date:March 8, 2011
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This is a well written book that has lots of great information about how to start celebrating the Sabbath in your home.
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Date:May 16, 2008
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Condit Bradshaw
Very detailed and full of information on how to celebrate the sabbath day, it makes preparations and explains the reasoning and biblical references.Every home should have this book.
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