One’s Own Life

There is nothing more sacred in Jewish law than human life. According to halacha, one must guard one’s life in all cases unless one is forced to commit murder, worship idols or partake in…

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If You Don’t Have your own Sukkah

If you do not have your own sukkah, make the effort to find a sukkah in which you can eat. To help you celebrate Sukkot, NJOP encourages you to join a “Sukkot Across America” celebration…

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Your Own Moment

Take a moment out of your own life to honor those who gave their lives to form a safe haven for the Jewish people.

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Your Own Key

If you don't bake your own challah, buy some and heat in the oven before Shabbat together with a key.

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Your Own Strength

Use your own personal strengths to get involved in the community.

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Your Very Own

Pick up a copy of the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch for your own reference. There are numerous English translations.

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Your Own Key

If you don't bake your own challah, buy some and heat in the oven before Shabbat together with a key.

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Your Own Town

Assist local Jewish organizations through direct activity or financial support.

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Choose Your Own

Before seder night, choose a haggadah that you find both easy to follow and meaningful in its extra information/commentaries.

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For Its Own Sake

Do not keep a mental tally of how kind, generous and/or compassionate you have been.

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In Your Own

The Psalms of Hallel can be recited in whatever language one is most comfortable.

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Be Your Own

If you feel the actions you are taking aren't leading you where you want to go, don't be afraid to change paths. 

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Your Own Acts

Try to incorporate more “Acts of Righteousness and Justice” in your life. Start by making an extra effort at judging others favorably.

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Judge In Your Own Realm

Remember the concepts of equitable justice when being a judge in your personal life situations.

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In Your Own Place

Every person faces moments when he/she must act as a “judge.” Do so with as much merciful justice as possible.

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Your Own Challah

Try your hand at making challah (click here for a recipe).

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Our Own Strength

Taking pride in your Jewish heritage is one way to honor the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust.

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Mind Your Own

When someone approaches you with a nice juicy story about a fellow co-worker, smile politely and say that you would rather not know.

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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A Man of His Own

One does not often hear of a decorated soldier from the United States army choosing to move to the German Democratic Party (East Germany under Communist rule). Stefan Heym, however, did…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot…

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Build Your Own Sukkah (Tabernacle)

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot more…

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Build Your Own Sukkah (Tabernacle)

Webster's Dictionary defines a tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot more…

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Build Your Own Sukkah

Webster’s Dictionary defines a Tabernacle as a temporary dwelling, which is why the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is known as the Feast of the Tabernacles. A sukkah, however, is a lot more…

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Kee Tisah 5776-2016

  “Moses Pleads on Behalf of the People of Israel” by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This week’s parasha, parashat Kee Tisah, features the infamous sin of the Golden Calf. The Al-mighty…

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