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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The Latest Jewish Treats

Fri, 01 Jul 2016

Appointed By Trudeau

In honor of Canada Day (July 1), Jewish Treats proudly presents a brief biography of the first Jewish member of the Canadian Supreme Court, Bora Laskin (1912 - 1984).

Born in Fort Williams (now Thunder Bay), Ontario, Laskin’s parents were Russian Jewish Immigrants. Laskin’s first language was Yiddish, and he was fluent in Hebrew as well. After studying at the University of Toronto, he got his...more