Who Has Kept Us Alive

The Book of Ecclesiastes frequently repeats the theme of, “There is nothing new under the sun.” For King Solomon, the composer of Ecclesiastes, this focus was intended to inspire people…

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Words Alive

Use your own words to praise God.

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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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Being Proud

Do something today that expresses your pride in being Jewish.

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Being Yotzei

Kiddush, sanctification, is the prayer said over wine through which Jews proclaim the uniqueness of Shabbat and sanctify the day. Reciting or hearing Kiddush on Shabbat is an…

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Being Yotzei

Kiddush, sanctification, is the prayer said over wine through which Jews proclaim the uniqueness of Shabbat and sanctify the day. Reciting or hearing Kiddush on Shabbat is an obligation…

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The Morning Blessings-Blessing #2: Gratitude for Being Jewish

Every morning, a set of 15 blessings are recited to express our thanks to God for all the things that we, as healthy human beings, are capable of doing. Ba’ruch Ah’tah Ah’doh’nai…

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It’s About Just “Being”

The holiness of Shabbat emanates from humankind acknowledging its relationship with G-d. Whether through agriculture or commerce, humanity struggles daily to control the world. In modern…

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Avoid even the appearance of being bribed

Always take the high road and avoid the appearance that external factors, such as a bribe or other negative factors, impacted the decision.

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Being Well

Maintain your health by following medical instructions.

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Being Sensible

When preparing for Shabbat, don't prepare extras if you know they will not be eaten as leftovers.   

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Being Great

When you think of ways you might develop your character, write them down to be remembered later.

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On Being A Grandparent

Bubbe and Zaide, Grandma and Grandpa, Saba and Savta--No matter what you call them, grandparents are special people in our lives. Certainly many a grandparent relishes the carefree…

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End of Year Gift Exchange

There is a great deal of gift-giving going on at this time of year. Beyond friends and family, many feel obligated to give end of the year gifts to local specialists (such as one’s hair…

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Gift Giving

Prepare a Mishloach Manot (Gift Basket) for someone with whom you have been at odds.

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A Gift

When asked to lend a cup of sugar, offer it as a gift instead.

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Shabbat Gift

Take a break, unplug and enjoy the gift of Shabbat.

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Make A Gift

When asked if a friend or neighbor might borrow something inconsequential, tell the friend that they may have it as a gift. 

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Last Minute Gift

EBooks make a great last minute gift, and Jewish Treats' 99 Fascinating Jewish Personalities eBook is inexpensive, informative and only a few clicks away.

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Gift of Torah

Honor the importance of a Bar or Bat Mitzvah with the gift of a book about Torah and Judaism.

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Gift Suggestions

Ask the clerk at you local Kosher store for Shabbat gift suggestions.

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Gift It

If someone owes you money and you know they are unable to pay you back, verbally announce that you view that money as a gift rather than a loan. (Of course, you have to really mean it.)

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The Gift That Gives

Give someone a gift every day by forwarding them Jewish Treats, or help us continue to provide you with a juicy bit of Judaism daily by making an end-of-the-year donation to NJOP. (Thank…

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Here’s A Gift

Consider giving Jewish Treats: 99 Fascinating Jewish Personalities as a Chanukah gift for a friend or colleague.  

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Life Gift

Give blood to your local blood bank.

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An Anniversary Gift

In honor of NJOP's 25th anniversary, help support Jewish Treats, either through a contribution and/or through sharing your daily Treats with friends and family.

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A Gift After Life

Donate to your local chevra kadisha, Jewish burial society.

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The Gift of Knowledge

Include a Jewish book when you give a Bar or Bat Mitzvah present.

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Gift of Warmth

Donate winter clothes or heaters to those in need.

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A Gift To Give

When giving Chanukah presents, add a touch of Jewish education by attaching a fascinating Jewish fact. You can find many such facts in Jewish Treats' Complete Guide To Chanukah eBook.…

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