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The Laws of Shabbat

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by: Rabbi Yosef Ben Dovid
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Publication Date: March 24, 2019
Book Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
Pages: 191
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781798222782

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Book Synopsis
Although the Torah makes frequent mention of the obligation of Shabbat observance, its importance and the severity of its violation[1], the Mishna in Masekhet Chagiga (10a) declares, "The laws of Shabbat are like mountains suspended by a hair." These halakhot, with which we will deal in this series, entail fundamental principles described by the Mishna as "mountains," all of which are "suspended by a hair," as the written Torah offers very little information concerning the halakhic details of Shabbat. It only alludes to them in various places, such that they can be determined only through Chazal's derashot (extrapolations from the text).
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Rabbi Yosef Ben Dovid was raised in an Orthodox Jewish home and has been active in the Orthodox Jewish and Messianic movements for 7 years, including two terms as Executive Community Member of the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) through the Orthodox Union, as well as a term as Yeshiva Instructor at Yeshivat Har Etzion and Kehilat Adat Yeshua Institute of Jewish Studies, and an additional four-year term on the Orthodox Union Executive Committee, Rabbi Yosef Ben Dovid is also a current member of the Nescent Sanhedrin in Jerusalem, Israel and has pledge to be a light unto the Gentiles.

Yosef Ben Dovid currently serves as the Senior Rabbi here at Kehilat Adat Yeshua Messianic Jewish Synagogue. He is an ordained Orthodox Jewish Rabbi, Messianic Rabbi through Yeshivat Har Etzion, Sanhedrin of Jerusalem and the Orthodox Union, of which Kehilat Adat Yeshua Messianic Jewish Synagogue is a member congregation. Rabbi Yosef Ben Dovid holds a Master of Arts degree in Jewish Studies in Rabbinical Theology from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
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