All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sabbath' (2)

According to legend, God came down to the mountain and etched 10 rules of living into the rock for the people of Israel. As we know, up until then the Israeli people were murdering each other, steali…

According to legend, God came down to the mountain and etched 10 rules of living into the rock for the people of Israel. As we know, up until then the Israeli people were murdering each other, stealing stuff, working all the time, and coveting all over the place. The Israelites knew God was serious after he killed all those people for building and worshipping that giant ass while he was busy with cavorting with Moses, who accidentally broke the stone tablets in the process (don’t worry, god… Continue

Added by Andrew Skegg on August 1, 2010 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

Rabbis Declare 'Shabbat Elevators' Violate Sabbath Rules

In a story in USA Today, a decision has been handed down by a group of influencial rabbies in Israel that declares the use of "shabbat elevators" violates the prohibition against work on the sabbath.



Shabbat elevators stop at every floor on their own, which means that riders don't have to press any buttons--a violation against "work" on the sabbath for orthodox Jews. The… Continue

Added by Nix Manes on October 6, 2009 at 1:15pm — 2 Comments

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