it is very common to invite each other for the Shabbat meal whether
it be on friday night or saturday noon,in Morocco that used to
be an unheard of practice.
was to prepare his own Shabbat and no one would have dared take
away that joy or blessing. If there was an invitation,however,the
guest had to spend the entire duration of the Shabbat with his
hosts, starting on friday afternoon. He was to be completely taken
of by his hosts and pay nothing for his own Shabbat ,which,as
we have seen with the tradition of
Lilt el Haad, lasted until sunday morning.