Gates of Shabbat

A Guide for Observing Shabbat

Rabbi Mark Dov Shapiro

CCAR Press (publisher)

This 25th anniversary edition is a completely revised and updated version of the classic how-to guide about Shabbat observance and practices.

This book is about Shabbat--the Jewish treasure that comes around every seven days. In the midst of our freedom, Shabbat offers roots and inspiration, along with joy and hope. In the midst of a world of endless choices and paths, Judaism provides the rich resources developed for living a life of meaning over centuries of practice. In particular, Judaism offers Shabbat as a way to deepen, renew, and refresh our lives.

Through additional essays, poetry, and personal insights, as well as many new inspiring and creative ideas, this updated edition of Gates of Shabbat offers a roadmap to discovering and exploring what Shabbat can mean to you.

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