Shabbat, Sabbath, or the Sabbath Queen, as it is respectfully called, has been with the Jewish people since they encamped at the foot of Mount Sinai almost 3,400 years ago, where they received God's mitzvot and became a nation. Therefore, it is fitting that we examine the nature of this most exceptional day at this period in history—when the Jews are about to enter the Promised Land.

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