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The Sabbath is a day of rest. It is a day when faithful people can stop what they are doing and pray, worship and remember their faith. Orthodox Jewish families celebrate the Sabbath by abstaining from most electrical and mechanical objects and not driving their cars on the day of rest.

  1. 1. What do people not do on the Sabbath?
    1. a. Get out of bed
    2. b. Use water
    3. c. Drive their cars
  2. 2. What do some people do on the Sabbath?
    1. a. Eat
    2. b. Pray
    3. c. Drive cars
  3. 3. What is the Sabbath?
    1. a. A day of rest
    2. b. A day of celebration
    3. c. A day of work