Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 25, 2015
The Sabbath is a transformative tradition, an antidote to anxiety. We are restless till we find our rest in God. We set aside our anxieties and busyness, our pursuit of more, and we recognize that our refuge is God alone.
The President of local synagogue, and a close friend of mine, asked me if I knew the most sacred Jewish holy day. I said it must be either Passover or Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). He smiled and said, “No, it’s the Sabbath. It is the most important day in the Jewish