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    Shabbat in Jerusalem

      Shabbat is not any Friday. It is every Friday from sunset until the appearance of three stars in the sky on Saturday evening. It is a day of rest when everything stands still and time stops. Everything is closed with the exception of a few restaurants; there is no public transportation and even airports close down. It is such a special celebration that everyone ”receives an additional soul every Shabbat”. What a better way to celebrate the upcoming weekend than with a good conversation over a festive family dinner dressed in your finest garments? I choose a non-revealing black dress for our Shabbat dining experience. Me and E., my partner…