Why Orthodox Jews Walk in the Street on Saturdays

By Avi Rockoff

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, December 10, 1993

The author posits that Orthodox Jews appear to stroll aimlessly in the streets on Saturdays because they are living within the sacred time and space of Shabbat and thus are in no hurry to go in any specific direction to any specific place.

Topic: Theology, Halakha, Jewish Law, Shabbat, Faith, Orthodox Judaism, Sabbath, Belief

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.463

Page Number(s): 4-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New Jersey , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Rockoff, Avi. Why Orthodox Jews Walk in the Street on Saturdays. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 10 December 1993: 4-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7443


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