Jewish Treats

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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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Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Tragedy Overcome

Originally based in the town of Bobowa in Southern Poland, the Bobover chassidim were almost completely annihilated by the Nazis. Rabbi Ben Tzion Halberstam, the second Bobover Rebbe, and much of his family were murdered in 1941, leaving his son, Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam (1908-2000), as his rabbinic heir to assume the mantle as the third Bobover Rebbe.