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Word of the Day — August 22, 2012

August 22, 2012 - Scott Viau
Shabbas goy — shah-bahss goy — a non-Jewish person who assists with activities that are restricted on the Sabbath, like turning on light switches, etc.

Example: "In Stanford magazine, Tanta Luhrmann mentioned the need for a shabbas goy, but in her Israeli home could never find one to help her when needed."

 
 

 

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