Jewish Treats

About Jewish Treats

Jewish Treats is NJOP’s newest email project to share interesting and enjoyable observations about Judaism, which we call “Juicy Bits of Judaism.”

These bite-sized facts, actions and prayers are easy to digest and are a great way to make a daily connection to Judaism in two minutes or less.

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The Latest Jewish Treats

Thu, 27 Oct 2016

Here Kitty, Kitty

While today, the two most common types of house pets are cats and dogs, the sages of the Talmud questioned the issue of safety regarding the ownership of these animals. Today, which is listed on Wikipedia as Black Cat Day, Jewish Treats looks at the Talmudic attitude toward cats. (Click here if you want to read about dogs in Judaism.)