Can you imagine that G-d created the fail safe switch for humanity to disconnect from all of our digital devices and instead focus on quality time with our loved ones and our spiritual development? That is the holiness of Shabbat!
Watch DeVon Franklin, the senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, sharing his faith with Oprah Winfrey on her TV show, Super Soul Sunday.
Why is the Sabbath so important to the Jews? G-d commanded the Jewish People to observe the Sabbath and keep it holy as the fourth of the Ten Commandments. The idea of a day of rest comes from the Bible story of the Creation: God rested from creating the universe on the seventh day of that first week, so Jews rest from work on the Sabbath.