How do I prepare for the sabbath ? When most of us started our spiritual journey, we learned along the way , so when this question appeared in my email box, I reflected to my own past, and got back to simple basics. Where do you begin? How and when do you start your preparation? There are variety of different ways in which a family can bring in the Sabbath, however the fundamental belief amongst most repentant Israelites is that the “Sabbath Day” is Saturday NOT Sunday, as a general starting point certain non-negotiable need to be understood and accepted to establish and maintain a regimen for the rest of the high holy days throughout the year. So the weekly.