Shabbat, as well as many Jewish holidays, begins with the lighting of candles. The candles are traditionally lit in the home at least 18 minutes before sunset. The lighting marks the beginning of a day of rest and refreshment.
Tel Aviv Councilman: Stopping commerce during the sole day in Israel in which we have time for leisure and personal errands is unacceptable.
The Shabbat after Passover is special to Jews around the the world, and even to foodies and bread connoisseurs — there is nothing like the smell of the dough rising and the taste of a warm piece of challah after almost two weeks of no leavened homemade bread.
I couldn’t help but wonder if my pizza-mate recognized the ramification of his philosophy.20
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