Can There Be Too Much Joy?

The Talmud (Mo’ed Katan 8b) rules that we may not get married during the intermediate days of a festival. The Talmud offers two reasons for the prohibition. First, because we do not mix…

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Joy to the Bride and Groom

Have you ever been to a traditional Jewish wedding? At traditional weddings there are, of course, the normal, wonderful things that may be found at all weddings: the beautiful bride and…

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Joy to the Bride and Groom

Have you ever been to a traditional Jewish wedding? At traditional weddings there are, of course, the normal, wonderful things that may be found at all weddings: the beautiful bride and…

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Joy to the Bride and Groom

Have you ever been to a traditional Jewish wedding? At traditional weddings there are, of course, the normal, wonderful things that may be found at all weddings: the beautiful bride and…

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Yom Tov – The First Festival Days

Yom TovThe First Festival Days Sukkot is a 7 day holiday. The first day (first two days outside of Israel) are Yamim Tovim –…

Lessening Our Joy

According to the Mishna in Tractate Ta'anit 26b, when the month of Av begins, we curtail our joy.

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Shabbat Joy

Infuse your Shabbat celebration with joy.

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Extra Joy

Bring the joy of the day into preparing for Shabbat.

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Joy

Infuse your Shabbat celebration with the joy of today's Rosh Chodesh Adar.

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A Day For Joy

Be positive and share a sense of joy with those around you.

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Shabbat Joy

Even in this time of mourning, remember that Shabbat is a day for joy.

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha’Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: “And you shall observe…the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year”…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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More Than A Harvest Festival

Few people refer to Sukkot by the name Chag Ha'Asif, Feast of the Ingathering, but the Torah specifically states: "And you shall observe...the Feast of Ingathering at the turn…

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Joy To You

Jewish Treats and NJOP wish you and yours a happy, joyful and meaningful Purim.

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Jewish Joy

Celebrate the freedom of religious expression in the United States by freely expressing your Judaism.

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Just Joy

Share the joys of your life with other people.

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Shabbat Joy

Take the joyous spirit of Purim into your Shabbat celebration.

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Spinning Joy

Make Chanukah fun and delicious - use chocolate candies for playing dreidel.

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Shared Joy

Join your friends and neighbors in the celebrating a simcha (joyous occasion).

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Joy for the Couple

When attending a wedding, focus on the bride and groom enjoying their special day.

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Shabbat Joy

Whatever the weather, enjoy the warmth of Shabbat.

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Joy at the Rain

When it rains on your plans, try to remember all of the benefits of rain. 

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An Extra Month of Joy

The Talmud (Ta'anith 29a) states: "Me'sheh'nichnas Adar, marbin b'simchah," With the beginning of Adar, rejoicing is increased Have a great extra month of Adar!

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Simple Joy

Take your son/daughter, grandchild, niece/nephew or the child of a friend to a Simchat Torah celebration.

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Joy To The World

In the spirit of Adar, dedicate tomorrow to being joyful!

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