Friday, March 25, 2011

Serenity Now


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In 1895, New Zealander, George Vernon Hudson proposed the idea of Daylight Savings Time. Germany was the first country to establish DST, known there, and in Great Britain, as "Summer Time," on April 30, 1916. DST has its fans and those who are convinced it's dangerous and ineffectual. From 1986 to 2006, DST was observed in the United States from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October. Following a congressional vote, DST was pushed out on either end to begin from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.
While not every country - or even every state - participates in DST, it's clearly here to stay.
As Jews, we have our own time. Once a week we enter the world of Shabbat, 24 hours of serenity and pleasure – and that’s true whether we’re clocking DST, Summer Time, or Standard Time.
Join us in May 2011, as we explore the gifts of Shabbat, and how it enables us to simultaneously achieve inner peace and outer productivity.

Shabbat Shalom!

2 comments:

  1. For some reason I'm unable to pause or stop the videos (which I might add are very interesting and instructive).

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  2. Hi Paul,
    Thanks for alerting me to the problem. I will see if it can be resolved.
    I hope you'll stop back!

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