Personal Accounts Shabbat
by Susan Berman and Lisa Kodimer
by Yehuda Avner
Recalling the day when Menachem Begin stopped Israel’s national airline, El Al, from flying on Shabbat.
by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller
How the Jewish Sabbath transformed my life.
As a child I longed for the majestic. Watching the royal wedding, I realized I found it.
by Rabbi Yaakov Salomon
I was determined to take Saturdays off. My commander had other ideas.
I wanted to start keeping Shabbat, but it meant shutting off the cell phone I was enslaved to.
by Tamar Sofer
I rarely use my passport, yet every Saturday I meet people from around the world.
How I got out of the never-ending cycle of work, struggle and stress.
by Ruth Broyde Sharone
My client called, perturbed that I'd stopped working on Shabbat.
by Arwen Kuttner
What kind of Shabbat will it be in the hospital emergency room?
by Deena Yellin
Stranded in Milwaukee with nowhere to go. A true story.
by Lori Palatnik
Candid thoughts on getting adjusted.
Personal thoughts on what makes Shabbat the highlight of every week.
by Rabbi Simcha Barnett
Shabbat is the day to enjoy the person you have become.
by Jeffrey Dunetz
Shabbat became my life raft, my refuge from a cruel working environment.
by Ross Hirschmann
My father and I had nothing in common besides the long silences that would pass between us. Then a miracle happened.
by Ilana Lieberson
The prom is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Some get the thrill every week.
by Sarah Zeldman
I hardly believed in God's existence when I started to observe Shabbat. My observance began for one reason only: I was selfish.
by Yael Zoldan M.A.
In my grandmother's room, it was as silent as death.
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