Friends, Friends, Friends

Use this time of year as a reason to get in touch with old friends.

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Friends, Friends, Friends

In honor of Lag Ba’Omer, make a special effort to get along with others.  

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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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Wish your Canadian friends a Happy Canada Day

Although Americans share many values, a language and land mass with our “Canuck” neighbors to the north, Canadians have their own national identity and celebrate it proudly. Contact your…

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Friends For

Invite friends to join you for Shabbat meals.

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Fine Friends

Don't hesitate to let your friends know how much it means to you to have them in your life.

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Friends and Loved Ones

Sukkot is an excellent time to get together with friends and loved ones, so make plans to celebrate together.

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Invite Your Friends

If you are already planning to attend a SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA program, invite some friends to join you.

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New Friends

Attend a Shabbat Across America or a Shabbat Across Canada event this Friday night and meet new friends with whom to spend Shabbat. 

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Be a Superhero to Your Family and Friends

You may not have X-ray vision, or the ability to fly, but every person has the capacity to be a mortal superhero by helping others and living a selfless life.

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Make New Friends

Reach out and befriend all kinds of Jews.

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Kind Friends

Be kind to people with special needs.

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Making New Friends

Go to synagogue and stick around after services to shmooze

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Shabbat

Shabbat More than the Jews have kept the Sabbath, the Sabbath has kept the Jews. An Oasis in TimeThe Jewish Sabbath has been…

December 2001

Table of Contents A Glimmer of Light Read Hebrew America/Canada NJOP Volunteers Boston University Hillel Augusta, GA Governor Pataki Salutes NJOP Sam Domb’s Dedication The…

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Locate Your Friend and Ask for Forgiveness

Whether the creation of the wheel, and tools to create and advance civilization, or the discovery of penicillin or the polio vaccine, our lives have changed profoundly because of such…

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Try These!

In honor of the upcoming Shabbat Across America and Canada (This Friday!) Jewish Treats presents some of our original Treats about Shabbat. Pikuach Nefesh is the mitzvah…

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Try These

In honor of the upcoming Shabbat Across America and Canada (This Friday!) Jewish Treats presents some of our original Treats about Shabbat. Pikuach Nefesh is the mitzvah of saving a…

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Shabbat Across America and Canada

The 26th AnnualShabbat Across America and Canadais March 4, 2022! Are you a…

Try These

One of the subcategories of the mitzvah of pikuach nefesh (saving a person's life) is taking care of one's own health. In this vein, the National Jewish Outreach Program has been involved…

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Try These

Pikuach Nefesh is the mitzvah of saving a person's life. Needless to say, it is one of the most important mitzvot one can do. In fact, one is obligated to break Shabbat in order to save a…

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Locate Your Friend and Ask for Forgiveness

Whether it was the creation of the wheel, and tools to create and advance civilization, or the discovery of penicillin or the polio vaccine, our lives have changed profoundly because of…

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Noah 5763-2002

"The Story of Noah--Fact or Fantasy?" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This coming week's Torah portion, Parashat Noach, the famous "Flood story," is a truly intriguing portion. Academic and…

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Noah 5762-2001

"The 'Myth' of the Great Flood" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald Parashat Noah, the story of the flood, is a truly intriguing Torah portion. Secular scholars speak of the story of the flood…

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Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah

- Shemini Atzeret / Simchat TorahThe Gathering of the 8th Shemini Atzeret, literally the Gathering of the…

Nitzavim-Vayeilech 5773-2013

"They’re Not Laughing At Me Anymore!" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s double parashiot, Nitzavim-Vayeilech, Moses gathers all the People of Israel together, re-enters them…

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Noah 5776-2015

"Noah - A Hero of Limited Proportions " by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s parasha, parashat Noah, we read of the only living person whom G-d considered worthy of being saved…

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Korach 5780-2020

“Achieving the Good Life by Picking the Right Mate” (updated and revised from parashat Korach 5761-2001)   by, Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this coming week’s parasha, parashat…

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The Creation of the State of Israel

The Creation ofThe State of Israel Table of Contents THE JEWISH PRESENCE IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL ISRAEL BEFORE THE……

Lech Lecha – 5760-1999

"Understanding the Rite of Circumcision" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald Toward the end of this coming week's parasha, parashat Lech L'Cha, we read of the covenant of circumcision, Brit…

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