When Shabbos draws to a close, we mark its end with a “melaveh malka”. These words mean “escorting the queen”. The melaveh malka ceremony expresses our sadness at leaving Shabbos behind. However, just as a beautiful Torah thought stays with us long after we’ve finished reading the Parsha, the aura of a beautiful Shabbos begins another brilliant week.
How was your Shabbos? Do you feel ready for the week ahead?