As the sun sets upon another day,
G-d paints the clouds red and pink
Atop the clean blue sky
Dotted with birds flying to their nests for the night.
As darkness slowly moves across the land
Candles are lit in homes
Welcoming a time of peace
And signaling the start of a different time.
ShabbatShabbat is the Sabbath day, the Day of Rest, and is observed from Friday night through Saturday night. Is set aside from the rest of the week both in honor of the fact that God rested on the seventh day after creating the world. On Shabbat, many Jews observe prohibitions from various activities designated as work. Shabbat is traditionally observed with festive meals, wine, challah, prayers, the reading and studying of Torah, conjugal relations, family time, and time with friends. shalom.
We gather around our tables
Singing songs of joy,
Prayers of hope and resilience,
And relax into this renewed portion of our lives
We gather in our synagogues
Bound by tradition,
Rejoicing in our sacred community,
Celebrating our commitment to tikkun olamLit. Repair of the world According to Jewish mysticism, the world is in a broken state. Humanity's job is to join God, as God's partners, in its repair..