10 Best Sabbath Mode Refrigerators [Star-K] for Shabbos & Jewish Holidays (2018)

Remember the days you had to manually turn off the refrigerator lights before Shabbat?

Ugh…

I remember I had to unscrew the lightbulb, cover the switch with scotch tape and find all sorts of creative (read: annoying) workarounds.

Well, not anymore!

Thankfully, some of the biggest refrigerator brands came to the rescue and created Sabbath mode refrigerators to make our lives much easier.

In fact – the only problem now is that there are too many Sabbath mode fridges to choose from.

Everyone is throwing buzzwords, deals, coupons our way – all in the attempt to catch our attention.

  • Where do we even begin?
  • How do we know which refrigerators are truly Kosher?
  • What does Sabbath mode and Star-K even mean?

I spent 3 days writing this monster guide – to help you find the answers to all those questions and to help you find a brand new Sabbath mode refrigerator that’ll serve you well for MANY years to come.

Let’s begin…

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8 Best Shabbat Hot Water Urns & Dispensers for Shabbos (2018 Reviews)

What’s your cup of tea?

Is it maybe coffee?

Doesn’t matter… because on Shabbat, you can’t have either unless you have a Shabbat hot water urn.

You probably know that by now, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this article looking for the best Shabbat hot water dispenser, now would you?

Well, since you’re here, let me help you find a hot water heater that will hopefully fulfill your desire for coffee/tea on Shabbat, and last you for many years.

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10 Best Shabbat Hot Plates [Warming Trays] & Blech for Shabbos – Reviews (2018)

You’re cooking & preparing food for Shabbat…

Yummy! It looks (and smells) delicious!

Too bad it’ll get cold by the time you sit down for your Shabbos or Yom Tov meal… Oy vey!

Unless…

Unless you get a Shabbat hot plate (or blech) that’ll keep your food warm, fresh and delicious for the entire Shabbat!

The Shabbat Plata is one of the most (if not THE most) important items in a Jewish kitchen.

It’s not a matter of if, it’s a question of which one…

And that’s exactly what I’m going to help you answer today:

Which Kosher hot plate should you get for Shabbos? 

Let’s find out, shall we?

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30+ Unique Shabbat Candlesticks: Jewish Candle Holders from Israel (2018)

Ahh…

That feeling of a long week coming to an end…

That warm & relaxed feeling, knowing that Shabbat is around the corner…

Don’t you love it?

The table is set, the boys are ready for shul (synagogue) – it’s time to light the Shabbat candles!

Jews light the Shabbat candles using Shabbat candlesticks: the famous Jewish candle holders we light to symbolize the beginning of the Shabbat – the day we finally get to rest after a long, hard week.

In this article, I’m going to help you find a pair of unique Jewish candlesticks that bring a smile to your face every time you light them…

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25+ Modern Kiddush Cups & Shabbat Kiddush Sets from Israel (2018)

You’re cooking for Shabbat…

Hmm… smells good – the delicious aroma fills the entire house…

You light the Shabbat candlesticks… Shabbat is now officially in…

Time to enjoy your Shabbat dinner together with the family…

Hold it!

First things first: it’s Kiddush time.

And for Kiddush, you need a Kiddush Cup of course (make sure you fill the cup to the end)!

Oh, what a coincidence…I happened to compile the best Kiddush cups you can find for any special occasion, and it’s right here in this article…

OK enough with the silly jokes… let’s go find you a lovely Jewish wine cup, shall we?

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15 Beautiful Modern Challah Boards & Challah Trays – Made in Israel (2018)

The table is set…

The candles are lit…

Shabbat is officially in. You can relax now and have Shabbat dinner with your family after a long week.

Hold on there tiger! First things first:

  1. First, we do Kiddush.
  2. Then, we do Hamotzi.
  3. …And only then, you can dig into the delicious food.

Now, for a proper Hamotzi, you need a proper Shabbat Challah tray, right?

So today, I’m going to help you find a brand new modern Challah board that makes your stomach even more excited than it already is …

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20+ Best Modern Havdalah Sets & Jewish Spice Boxes from Israel (2018)

Shabbat is almost over.

A new week is upon us…

How do you make the transition?

With the Havdalah, of course…

In the Havdalah blessing, we thank God for making a distinction between the sacred, and the ordinary.

Now, you get to decide: would you like the last Shabbat ritual to be special, or ordinary?

The answer is clear…

And for the last Shabbat ritual to be special, we need a special Havdalah set…

Good news – in this article, you’re going to find just that

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16 Modern & Personalized Challah Covers [Bread Covers] for Shabbat (2018)

Everything is ready for Kiddush.

The wine is poured…

The Challah is ready for Hamotzi…

But wait a sec!

What about the Challah cover? You almost forgot, didn’t you?

Just kidding… if you’re reading this, you probably haven’t forgotten…

Since you’re looking for some covers for your hot & delicious Challah, what do you say we take a look at a few modern Jewish bread covers that will make your Shabbat table look amazing?

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7 Stunning Shabbat Tablecloths & Jewish Table Settings – Made in Israel (2018)

What makes a great Shabbat dinner?

The gathering, the blessings, the food…

Here’s the thing though: NONE of that matters if you’re environment isn’t neat, clean and relaxing – which is the whole point of Shabbat.

So today, I’m going to talk about something that may sound a little boring, and therefore easy to overlook: the Shabbat tablecloth.

Trust me, as simple as it may seem… a beautiful, festive Shabbat table setting can do wonders for your dinner table. It makes Shabbat that much more enjoyable, and we all deserve to fully enjoy Shabbat.

Now, are you ready to choose your brand new Jewish tablecloth?

Let’s get to it…

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