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Yom Shabbat, 29 Heshvan 5778

1. Invite friends.

2. Ask guests to prepare a Shabbat blessing, song, or story

3. Set a special table for Shabbat dinner.

4. Use a special tablecloth.

5. Arrange fresh flowers in your home.

6. Polish the silver.

7. Pour a nice wine.

8. Bake or buy a challah.

9. Give thanks for the blessings of the week.

10. Light special candles.

11. Read a Shabbat prayer…then read it again.

12. Say blessings over the wine and challah.

13. Sing some nice songs.

14. Listen to the quiet peace of a dinner at home…without phone, TV, or radio.

15. Take a Shabbat walk.

16. Be open to moments of wonder, of soulful encounter.

17. Pause for a moment as Shabbat ends on Saturday night. Sing havdalah!

18. Look forward to the next week’s Shabbat celebration.

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