Food, Glorious Food

Participate in your local seasonal food drive.

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Preparation is a Key to Success

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration” is attributed to American inventor, Thomas Edison. The same applies spiritually. One only grows spiritually with…

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Preparation

Avoid salty foods and drink a lot of water in preparation for the fast of Tisha B’Av.

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Do Your Preparation

Before you travel, try to learn the Jewish history of the places you plan to visit.

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Preparation!

Any preparations you can do for Yom Kippur will enhance your experience.

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Preparation Begins

Start your preparations for Passover by visiting www.NJOP.org's Passover webpage.

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Early Preparation

This weekend, begin preparing for Purim by reading the Book of Esther.

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Preparation

While one cannot know the day of one’s death, it is important to think ahead for the sake of the surviving family. (Click here for an interesting perspective on civil wills in Jewish……

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Turkey Preparation

Get ready for Thanksgiving by ordering a kosher turkey.

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Package Preparation

Have fun preparing Mishloach Manot/Shalach Manos with friends.

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Advanced Preparation

This world is like a lobby before Olam Habah (Ethics of the Fathers 4:16) prepare yourself in the lobby so that you may enter the banquet hall.

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The Shmittah Food Co-Op

In the land of Israel today,  they are well into the year of Shmittah (the sabbatical seventh year during which farmers let the land lay fallow). Since last Rosh Hashana, many…

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Something More Than Food

Some people say that the difference between a human and an animal is the power of speech, others say it is consciousness, and, of course, others say that there are no differences. The…

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Food Blessings

Use the following link to recite the blessings over the food you are enjoying this Thanksgiving: Food Blessings

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Food Thoughts

Try to reduce the amount of excess food (food that you often do not eat before its expiration date) that you purchase.

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The Blessings Over Food: The Final-Blessing Bo’ray Ne’fah’shoat

The mitzvah of making a blessing after food is a direct Torah commandment. “You will eat and be satisfied, and bless the Lord your God for the good land which He has given you”…

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World Food Day

It is a fundamental Jewish belief that in the era of the Messiah, the world will be transformed into a state of perfection. As stated by Rabbi Moses ben Maimon (Rambam, Maimonides - 12th…

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Kosher Food?

If you or a family member require hospital care, make certain to inquire whether Kosher food is available.

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Food Enjoyment

Choose a food you consider special to include in your Shabbat meal.

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Food Thanks

Don't forget to express gratitude for all of the food that you eat.

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The Food We Eat

Reciting blessings over food provides us with an opportunity to think about the foods we eat and to be thankful that we have it.

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Food Drive

Donate your chametz (leaven) to a local food bank or soup kitchen.

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Food For All

Make a donation to one of the many worthy organizations that provide food to the hungry.

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The Food Of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food Of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? “One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? “One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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