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The duty to enjoy the Sabbath day

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Minyan vs oneg shabbat

Suppose if one went to minyan on Friday night, they would get home late after their oven turned off (and they didn’t have a hot plate) and thus all the food would be lukewarm. Would it be better to ...
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Must one have intent that a specific food will fulfill the third meal for them?

Being that we don't have a Kiddush for Shaleshudes (Seudah Shlishit) is intent needed for one's eating to be counted for this or is simply eating enough? Does this change depending on the type of ...
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Is one allowed to study for a parsha test on Shabbat?

This question addresses whether one may read secular material on Shabbat. All the answers indicate that it is permissible to learn Torah on Shabbat. A common "Rebbe technique" used for years in ...
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Oneg Shabbos or Havadlah

If one only has a limited income and has a choice between Oneg Shabbos or Wine for Havadlah which goes first?
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Do we need to wear smart clothes on Shabbat?

The first siman in the Mishna Berura (MB) chelek 3 is about how to maintain the honour of Shabbat: דהיינו לקדשו ולכבדו בכסות נקיה ולענגו בעונג אכילה ושתיה ...To sanctify and honour [Shabbat] with ...
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Shabbos activities for kids

We have three children aged 11 (boy), 4 (girl) 2 (boy). We started keeping Shabbos a while ago and we realise that it gets hard for the kids at some point. I was wondering if you could suggest ...
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Are marital relations on Friday nights a "double mitzvah"?

An uncle of mine once told me that a rabbi told him that having marital relations on Friday nights is a "double mitzvah," presumably because one would be fulfilling both the obligation to have ...
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How can I make a long summer shabbat a delight?

Where I live, shabbat ends at nearly 10PM at the peak of summer, and I find it challenging to get to the end of that without starting to develop some negative feelings. I try to spend most of Shabbat ...
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