[Sephardic Hebrew shah-baht]
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Examples from the Web for shabbat
There we have experienced weekly fires set by "activists," always on late Friday or on Shabbat.Violence is the New Normal in Abu Tor
Rabbi Daniel Landes
July 24, 2013
Then there are the Jews I've met who are very aware of Shabbat, but who tap their touchscreens.
The rabbis who ruled that we can't use an electric switch on Shabbat already went too far.
Nearly 2,000 years ago, in the Mishnah, rabbis puzzled out 39 activities that constitute work and are forbidden on Shabbat.
Maybe, after his next Shabbat meal with his old friend Shmuley Boteach, he can suggest that they go and really see Hebron.Cory Booker’s Rabbis
June 13, 2013
Shabbos or Shabbes (ˈʃɑːbəs)
- Judaism another word for the Sabbath
from Hebrew shabbāth; see Sabbath
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Word Origin and History for shabbat
1934, from Hebrew shabbat (see Sabbath). Earlier in English as Shabbos (1870), from Yiddish shabes.
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