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Guide to Shabbat and Havdalah for Interfaith Families

Our Guide to Shabbat and Havdalah for Interfaith Families is an easy to access introduction to the weekly holiday. From background information to blessings to suggestions to help you prepare, this guide has it all.

Table of Contents


What is Shabbat?
"Making" Shabbat: Variations
How You Can Make Shabbat: Preparing
How You Can Make Shabbat: Lighting Candles
How You Can Make Shabbat: Family Moments
How You Can Make Shabbat: Blessings Before The Meal
How You Can Make Shabbat: Saturday Afternoon
Shabbat in a Synagogue
How You Can End Shabbat: Havdalah
Additional Shabbat Resources

The Guide to Shabbat and Havdalah for Interfaith Families is also available in PDF format.








 

Hebrew for "separation" or "distinction," the ceremony marking the end of the Sabbath on Saturday evenings. The Jewish Sabbath, from sunset on Friday to nightfall on Saturday.
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