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, 24 Apr 2015

The Tree That Cannot Remain

Judaism has many laws pertaining to the treatment of trees, particularly fruit trees. One law specifically prohibits the destruction of fruit trees. There is, however, one type of tree that it is a mitzvah to destroy - the Asherah.