Support Jewish organizations that were transplanted from pre-Holocaust Europe and survived

Take pride and support Jewish organizations that have resiliently survived Hitler’s genocide.

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Answering The Appeals

There they sit, the pile of unopened solicitations and appeals. Direct marketing charity drives are the modern replacement for the communal tzedakah (charity) appeals of the…

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Answering The Appeals

There they sit, the pile of unopened solicitations and appeals. Direct marketing charity drives are the modern replacement for the communal tzedakah (charity) appeals of the past. Food…

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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……

Press

Press ReleasesFor more information about NJOP, members of the press can contact Larry Greenman, NJOP’s Assistant…

A Civil Rights Leader

Rabbi Arthur Joseph Lelyveld was a man of incredible activity. While he made his mark on history with his activism, the number of Jewish organizations with which he associated is…

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Konrad Zegota – Saving Lives

Have you heard of Konrad Zegota, responsible for saving thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust. Not a who?, but a what?, Konrad Zegota was the code name for The Council for Aid to…

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Weekend

What are you doing this weekend? Actually, most people take their weekends for granted and forget that the five day work week was a victory won by the labor movement of the early…

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss

It is an unfortunate fact that a large portion of the Jews who came to North America in the early 20th century were unable to live full Jewish lives. There was little Jewish education…

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Colonial Outreach: Alliance Israelite Universelle

North American Jews often hear of organizations created for the benefit of both Judaism and Israel, such as Hadassah, Bnai Brith, the Jewish National Fund, etc. And while these…

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Bo 5769-2009

"It's Payback Time!" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In the concluding chapter of this week's parasha, parashat Bo, G-d commands Moses to inform the people to sanctify the firstborn. The…

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Privacy

Privacy Policy for NJOP (the National Jewish Outreach Program)Our postal address is: NJOP 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Flr, New York, NY 10105-0014 We can be reached via e-mail at…

History of the State Since 1948

History of the StateSince 1948 Table of Contents the war of independence population shifts 1956- the sinai campaign 1967 –…

Take A Stand

Speak out against anti-Semitism and support organizations that actively call out individuals and organizations that seek to demonize Jews.

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Rabbi Dr. Joachim Prinz

Can you name the speaker who preceded Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the 1963 March on Washington? It was Rabbi (Dr.) Joachim Prinz,…

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Tazria 5776-2016

“Heavenly Reminders” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This week’s parasha, parashat Tazria, focuses on the Biblical malady known as צָרַעַת--Tzara'at, often incorrectly identified as……

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Terumah 5777-2017

“ זִיכּוּי הָרַבִּים - Meriting the Broader Jewish Community” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s parasha, parashat Terumah, we read of the commandment to build a Tabernacle, a…

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The Author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In honor of Human Rights Day, December 10, Jewish Treats presents a brief biography of René Samuel Cassin (October 5, 1887 - February 20, 1976), the author of the Universal Declaration of…

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NJOP – A History

It all began in December 1975, when Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, then the Educational Director at Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan, launched the now acclaimed "Beginners Service." As…

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Rabbi Dr. Joachim Prinz

Can you name the speaker who preceded Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the 1963 March on Washington? It was Rabbi (Dr.) Joachim Prinz, a German Jew who had been…

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The Removal Office

In the annals of American history, there are few immigrant stories that are as successful as that of the Jews. Generally, it only took two or three generations for immigrant families to…

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For The Soldiers

“Over there, over there,Send the word, send the word over there...” As American soldiers packed their duffels to fight on foreign soil in World War I, those who remained behind set to…

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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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Vayishlach 5771-2010

“The Power of a Vow” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In the second part of this week’s action-packed parasha, parashat Vayishlach, we read of Jacob’s return to Beth-El, the scene of his…

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Making a Difference

Appreciate the actions taken by individuals and Jewish organizations to foster Jewish education and connect unaffiliated Jews within your local community.

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Financially Support Important Causes

If you are unable to personally help important and worthy organizations personally, you can always help with your checkbook.

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Help Refugees

In addition to advocacy on their behalf, there are many ways to help refugees, including volunteering and/or donating to bona fide aid organizations.

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Help Feed the Hungry

When eating and reciting Birkat Hamazon, think of those who do not have enough to eat. There are many worthy organizations that help feed the hungry. Support them financially or consider…

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Help the Hungry

Providing food for those who do not have, is the greatest of human endeavors. If you are not in a position to provide food directly, you may support the many worthy organizations that…

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Treasurers Must Avoid the Appearance of Impropriety

Anyone handling money, especially representatives of Jewish organizations, must act with transparency, and the height of integrity.

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