Yom Zeh Leyisra'el
Yom Zeh Leyisra’el was written by Yitzchak ben Shlomoh Luria Ashkenazi, who lived in Israel in the sixteenth century. This song is normally sung at the Friday evening meal and declares the Sabbath day rest to be a day of light and gladness. Follow along with lyrics provided in Hebrew and transliteration with English translation.
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The sages interpreted “abominable thing” in this verse as referring to that which had been tainted by idolatry. This included things that were offered up to an idol or connected with idolatry. In turn, it was forbidden to benefit in any way from things connected to idolatry, which would include consuming idol food.