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date: 26 June 2019

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This article takes a look at the observance of the Sabbath and other festivals. These involve the habitual Jewish ritual praxis that relates to ‘time’. The article first studies the observance of the Sabbath, which may be considered as a festival day. It examines several concepts related to the Sabbath, including the abstention from work and Sabbath joy. The article then shifts to a discussion on the Jewish festivals, which include the biblical pilgrimage festivals and the public fasts.

Keywords: Sabbath, festivals, Jewish ritual praxis, Sabbath joy, abstention from work, biblical pilgrimage festivals, public fasts

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