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

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

The Itsy Bitsy Spider

While the Torah tells us that God cursed the descendants of Eve with a natural hatred for snakes, there is no innate reason for people to fear spiders...and yet we do. Big or small, male or female, a great number of people appear to hate the very appearance of a spider. This discomfort pervades so far as to include not only the spiders themselves, but the webs they weave as well. (Thus the use of spider-webs in...more