“The Sabbath is the most remarkable product of the human imagination; the idea of living in an ‘as if’ time, ‘as if’ you are redeemed. Because, basically, during Sabbath, you enter another place, you go back to the garden of Eden. We use the phrase, olam-habah, meaning, ‘As you are redeemed, in the world to come.'”
The full transcript of Reb Moshe Waldoks’ talk can be found on p. 14 of the Fall 2016 Sunday Magazine.