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Jewish community called on to switch off phones for 25 hours

The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.

In order to reconnect with their friends and families, people are being asked to switch off devices such as mobile phones for 25 hours.

The aim is to re-establish the Sabbath or Shabbat as an important day of rest.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 24 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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