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Shabbat end time in December

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Shabbat end time in December

Hello all. Does anybody know the approximate time that Shabbat ends (and Jerusalem stores open)? We arrive Dec 21st and want to plan our Saturday evening in advance.

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1. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Looks like motzei shabbat is at 5:18....I would suspect most kosher restaurants and stores are open by 6pm

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Thank you very much. Are you a dentist?

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3. Re: Shabbat end time in December

yes

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4. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Shabbat ends in Jerusalem on Dec. 22 at 5:20 pm. You do need to allow more time than Dr. Z's estimate for things to open.

I doubt that you will see kosher restaurants open before 7 pm - but by then places will start to open and within an hour, everything will be alive and busy.

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5. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Oreet's estimate is more accurate. Note that some places do not reopen on motzei shabbat.

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6. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Thanks for clarifying my guesstimate.

How about shops and family owned stores? Would they open about the same time as restaurants?

Also, for future times.....would it be safe to say that most shops and restaurants would be open 90 minutes after the ending of Shabbat?

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7. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Some shops open within half an hour after Shabbat. But restaurants need time to start the cooking process only a certain amount of time after public transportation starts and therefore are on a different schedule than shops.

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8. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Oh, forgot to ask this one. What Time do the shops generally close on any evening? Dr. Z - I am also a dentist! :)

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9. Re: Shabbat end time in December

Most shops close around 7 on a weeknight. Tourist shops on the Ben-Yehuda mall will likely stay open longer, as will the shops in malls such as Mamilla, where they may be open as late as 10.

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