Rabbi's battle over Shabbat hours!??! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Moll
    • 05.12.11 | 18:08 (IST)

    It is trivia when eternity is staring you in the eye. The G-d of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob doesn't care when you start and/or end Shabbat. All He cares about is that His people voluntarily obey His instructions/directions -- choose blessings, choose life. This includes honoring the Shabbat by respecting/honoring His Name. The 613 rules of halacha are man-made inventions. Read Torah for yourself. Allow the G-d of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob to instruct you. Then do as instructed. Don't foist it upon another. Just, YOU do it. Set the example.

    from the article: Ashkenazi and Sephardi rabbis battle over Sabbath hours in Elad
    First published 06:39 05.12.11 | Last updated 06:39 05.12.11
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