- What is the Jewish Sabbath and
why is it on Saturday?
- Why do my Orthodox Jewish
friends leave work early on Fridays and before Jewish holidays?
- Why can't Jews use electrical
appliances and motor vehicles on Shabbat?
- Why are there 18 minutes from
the time candle lighting starts on Shabbat until the last time you can
- I've heard that Jews can't tear
on Shabbat? Why? What is "work"?
- How do people know when to light
candles in the Arctic?
- What is the significance of
- Why do women wave their hands
three times before lighting Shabbat [or Holiday] candles?
- What is an Eruv?
- If your home is burning, can you
put out the fire on Shabbat?
- What Medical Procedures May Be
Performed on Shabbat?
- What happens on
- Do Conservative Jews play
musical instruments on Shabbat?
- Why is there a prohibition on
travel on Shabbat?
- Can an observant Jew use a
camera on Shabbat?
- Would it be disrespectful to
call an Orthodox Jew on the telephone at at time when it is not Shabbat for the
Jew, but was still Shabbat for me?
- Is it allowed for a Jew to be
driven in a car to the shul by a non-Jew?
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