Living Among Other Jews

While anti-Semitic forces often mandated Jews to live in ghettos, there were times in Jewish history when Jews opted to live in separate, concentrated Jewish communities. Living among…

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Sustainable Living

In Rio this week, politicians and activists from around the world are meeting at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. The Torah has always been concerned with the…

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Working for a Living

It often seems as if people today, especially in Western societies, are defined, and define themselves, by their work or their profession. When people meet for the first time, one of the…

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Recalling Pain Can be like Re-living It

Be sensitive to those who recall difficult episodes they have encountered. Such recall can be as painful as the events themselves and can yield post-traumatic stress.

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An Attitude for Living

People who love language, delight in discussing the nuances of word choice. And while it may seem trivial to some, the subtle difference in choosing one particular word over another may…

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Living in The Pinch

In honor of the anniversary of Tennessee becoming the 16th state of the United States in 1796, Jewish Treats presents a brief history of the Jewish community of Memphis. American Jewish…

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Jonas Phillips: Living in the Revolution

A few weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the BriTisha blockade intercepted a communication from Jonas Phillips to a relative on the Dutch Island of St. Estatius.…

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Jonas Phillips: Living in the Revolution

A few weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the BriTisha blockade intercepted a communication from Jonas Phillips to a relative on the Dutch Island of St.…

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Well Being

When faced with challenging times, don't hesitate to seek professional help for your own well-being.

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Speak Well

Remember to speak well of the dead. Their souls continue on but they can no longer defend their actions.

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Well It’s Been A Long Day

Today is the longest day of the year - the summer solstice. Technically, the summer solstice is an astronomical event that occurs when the sun reaches its most northern point in the sky.…

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Jews Paak their Caaahs As Well!

Aside from having one of the most difficult names to spell, the state of Massachusetts is known for its rich history, serving as a main catalyst for the Revolutionary War, the founding of…

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Well It’s Been A Long Day

Today is the longest day of the year - the summer solstice. Technically, the summer solstice is an astronomical event that occurs when the sun reaches its most northern point in the sky.…

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Wash Well

At this difficult time, let's do our part to be especially careful to make sure that we wash our hands regularly and thoroughly.

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Wish Friends Well

Make sure to wish friends and family a “Happy and Healthy New Year,” a year in which they may be inscribed in the Book of Life.

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Use Hebrew Dates as Well

Do you know your Hebrew birthday? Try to find it on a Hebrew-English calendar. There’s tremendous richness in using the Hebrew dates. Try to use them.

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Fast Well

NJOP wishes you an easy and meaingful fast.

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Listen Well

Be a good listener by not assuming you know someone else's pain.

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Well Wishes

Be happy for other people's special moments.

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Being Well

Maintain your health by following medical instructions.

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Well Wishes

If a friend is ill, send them a message letting them know that they are in your thoughts. 

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Time Well Spent

Spend time sitting, talking and listening to senior citizens in your life to gain a new perspective on Jewish life. 

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Well Wishes

When someone gives you a blessing, such as wishing something good to happen to you, say amen.

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Light the Menorah and Encourage Others as Well!

Be a part of NJOP’s Chanukah Across America campaign from home by sharing photos of previous Chanukah candle lightings on social media and encourage your friends to do the same. We…

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Vayeitzei 5778-2017

“Three Wells ” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s parasha, parashat Vayeitzei, Jacob leaves Beer Sheba to escape the wrath of Esau and travels to Haran to be with his uncle,…

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Terumah 5770-2010

"Earning a Meaningful Living" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald Parashat Terumah is the first of the five concluding parashiot of the book of Exodus that describe the building of the…

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Matot-Masei 5764-2004

"The Mitzvah of Living in the Land of Israel" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In parashat Masei, the second of this week's double parashiot, G-d speaks to Moses in the Plains of Moab and…

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Chukat 5771-2011

"The Well of Miriam" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s parasha, parashat Chukat, we learn of the passing of one of the great Jewish matriarchs, Miriam, the sister of Aaron and…

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Vayechi 5762-2001

"The Debate: Burial In The Land of Israel" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This coming week's parasha, parashat Vayechi, concludes the book of Bereshit, Genesis. Parashat Vayechi includes…

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Re’eh 5775-2015

“The Prohibition of Eating the Limb of a Live Animal” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This week’s parasha, parashat Re’eh, contains 55 mitzvot--17 positive and 38 negative commandments. It…

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