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An insight into the meaning and importance of Shabbat - the seventh day of the Jewish week and a day of rest in Judaism.

The presenter looks at the traditions associated with this holy day and the importance of Mitzvah, where Jews show acts of kindness and help those in need.
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25 January 2007

Classroom Ideas

Children could look at the family traditions that occur in their own houses, both religious and informal, to compare with the traditions of Shabbat. Also, children could look at what acts of kindness they undertake, comparing this to mitzvah in Judaism.

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