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Shabbat Observance

News and updates about Shabbat Observance

Airports Authority to job applicant: You have to work on Shabbat

Religious job applicant told he can't be hired at Ben Gurion Airport if he doesn't work on Shabbat after INN told no such policy exists.

Airports Authority to job applicant: Work on Shabbat

The Parsha and Current Events: The cause and cure of difficult conditions

The virus is not going away so quickly. Difficulties in life are Hashem’s messages to us to improve our ways.

The cause and cure of difficult conditions

Jewish ping pong champ: 'I'd like them to give me the opportunity to go for my dream'

Teenage Orthodox ping pong phenom Estee Ackerman may have to skip Olympics because trials are on Shabbat.

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Rabbis warn against businesses running on Shabbat

Jerusalem chief rabbis encourage public to support Sabbath-observant businesses, warns against 'blurring' Israel's Jewish character.

Rabbis warn against businesses running on Shabbat

Shalva Band "Dares to Dream” to keep Shabbat at Eurovision

The Shalva Band is composed of eight Israeli musicians with physical and mental disabilities who have not let their limitations stop them

Shalva Band "Dares to Dream” to keep Shabbat at Eurovision

Will the rules be adjusted for observant Eurovision competitors?

Israeli disabled musicians favorites to represent Israel at Eurovision, but might be forced to quit due to Shabbat rehearsals.

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Watch: J'lem chief rabbi tours Mahane Yehuda market

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern tours Machane Yehuda market shortly before Shabbat to observe Sabbath observance by business.

Watch: J'lem chief rabbi tours Mahane Yehuda market

Senior IDF officer removes 'Observe Sabbath Decorum' signs

Training base complex commander removes signs in dining rooms prohibiting smoking and mobile phone use on Shabbat and holidays.

Senior IDF officer removes 'Observe Sabbath Decorum' signs

The Israeli entrepreneur who discovered Shabbat

Adam Neumann, one of the most successful Israeli entrepreneurs in the world, observes Shabbat and loves every moment.

The Israeli entrepreneur who discovered Shabbat

Delayed El Al flight forces passengers to violate Jewish holiday

El Al flight lands right before Shemini Atzeret holiday, forces passengers, including Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, to violate holiday.

Delayed El Al flight forces passengers to violate Jewish holiday

Lawsuit demands equal rights for religious Jewish athletes

Supreme Court receives petition to stop discrimination against Sabbath-observant athletes among professional sports associations in Israel.

Lawsuit demands equal rights for religious Jewish athletes

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer

Orthodox Jewish woman sues Dallas County for allegedly rescinding a job offer over her Shabbat observance.

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer over Shabbat

Store owners petition mandatory Shabbat closures

Claiming the mandatory closure of stores on Shabbat in accordance with the law is illegal, store owners petition city hall.

Store owners petition mandatory Shabbat closures

We respect women!

We respect women!

Labor Court Nixes Shabbat Soccer Games

Players score victory as they turn to Labor Court against management decision to play on Sabbath.

Labor Court Nixes Shabbat Soccer Games

Introducing: The 'Kosher Walkie Talkie'

The Zomet Institute of Halacha and Technology has developed a 'Shabbat Friendly' walkie talkie, to enhance security for diaspora Jews.

Introducing: The 'Kosher Walkie Talkie'

Ben-Dahan: Sports on Shabbat Discriminatory

Avishai Brett, who is demanding to be allowed to participate in shooting championships on a day other than Shabbat, met with MK Ben-Dahan.

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