Observing Shabbat

Barry D. Cytron

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/5/2016

Issue: Sabbath (Vol. 36, No 3, Summer, 2016)

Over and again, the text of the Hebrew Bible calls the people to render justice through the vehicle of memory—theirs and their forebears. Over and again, we read these words in the text: “Remember that you were a slave!” What might it mean in our contemporary American culture to “remember” the Sabbath?

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