Shabbat in Jewish tradition: the day of rest. In Christianity, this day is Sunday, but in Judaism it is Friday at sundown to Saturday at sundown. On the Sabbath Orthodox Jews are not allowed to do any work, a category of behavior which includes using electricity, driving, and lighting fires.
Sabbath Term Timeline in The Color of Water
The timeline below shows where the term Sabbath appears in The Color of Water. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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