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Holy day of the Jews, a day of rest and joy that begins Friday evening and ends Saturday evening. It commemorates the creation of the world, that God himself sanctified this day and that he freed the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Wine plays an important role in the ritual customs, see kosher wine.

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