Renowned posek and author Rabbi Simcha Bunim Cohen continues to illuminate and enrich our lives in this, his seventh volume on the laws of Shabbos observance.
In The Aura of Shabbos
Rabbi Cohen examines the laws relating to Erev Shabbos, Shabbos
preparations, and how we should remember Shabbos even on a weekday.
are all the many halachic issues we encounter every week, explained
with the clarity that has made his sefarim indispensable guides to tens
of thousands: the best time to bathe and prepare for Shabbos, when to
set our table, preparations that a woman in advanced stages of pregnancy
should make before Shabbos, setting up timers for appliances, travel on
Tefillah is an integral part of Shabbos
observance, and Rabbi Cohen also explores both the halachos and the
meaning of our Shabbos prayers, from Kabbalas Shabbos through Maariv of
Rabbi Cohen is especially well known for dealing with contemporary halachic issues, and The Aura of Shabbos
includes a detailed look at maintaining websites on Shabbos and issues
often encountered during hotel stays. Also included are brief guides to
the laws of challah and tevilas keilim.
As in his other
works, the halachos are set out clearly, concisely, and in an
easy-to-follow manner, perfect for laymen and students, while the
footnotes include extensive sources and background material, making
this an invaluable resource for scholars and educators.
A deeply meaningful Shabbos encompasses and informs all the days of our week. The Aura of Shabbos shows us how to follow the halachah in bringing the sanctity of Shabbos's to all of our days.