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

Wed, 27 Jul 2016

Charitable Intentions

It would be nice if we lived in a world where everyone was honest. Unfortunately, the news is full of stories of dishonesty, and phone scammers and identity thieves abound. The fact that people might be dishonest, however, does not absolve one of the obligation to give charity and help those in need.

There is an interesting narrative included in the Talmud (Ketubot 67b/68a) that provides insight...more