An Eight or Nine Day Week?

Practically all civilized humanity has agreed on some basic common measures to mark time. A day consisting of 24 hours follows the natural rotation of the earth on its axis. The lunar…

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Which Day Of The Week Were You Born?

Do you know on which day you were born? Not your birthday...which day of the week? It doesn't appear to be a relevant fact, but more of an interesting bit of personal trivia. According to…

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Do We Attempt to Fool God this Week?

During the Aseret Y’mei Teshuva, the Ten Days of Repentance, Jews are encouraged to improve their actions, with both God and people. Every year Jews endeavor to transform themselves,…

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Do We Attempt to Fool God this Week?

During the Aseret Y’mei Teshuva, the Ten Days of Repentance, Jews are encouraged to improve their actions, with both God and people. Every year Jews endeavor to transform themselves, by…

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Which Day Of The Week Were You Born?

Do you know on which day you were born? Not your birthday...which day of the week. It doesn’t appear to be a relevant fact, but more of an interesting bit of personal trivia. According to…

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This Week

Use this week between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur to focus on the role of Judaism in your life.

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The Week Ahead

Take on a specific mitzvah about which to be extra careful for the week between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. 

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A Somber Week

In preparing for Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, keep this week low-key.

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First Week of Av

Assume the serious atmosphere of the week leading up to Tisha B'Av (the 9th of Av)  a day of great tragedy for the Jewish people.

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A Special Week

Do something each day this week to make it special for Chol Hamoed.

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One Week At A Time

Try to incorporate the most basic form of prayer (one statement of praise, one request and one statement of gratitude) every day for a week.

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The End of the Week

Prepare to celebrate Shavuot at the end of this week. Learn more about the holiday on njop.org's Shavuot page.

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The Week Ahead

Make the most of this week leading up to Yom Kippur.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

Celebrate “Random Acts of Kindness Week,” February 14-20! Make a random act of kindness a habit for the rest of your life!

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A Good Week

On Saturday night, after Shabbat has ended, it is customary to greet one's fellow by wishing him/her a "Shavua Tov" (Hebrew) or a "Gut Voch" (Yiddish), which means a "Good week."

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Space Week

Today, October 10, 2012, is the last day of "World Space Week." The heavens and the stars have always fascinated humankind. They are so distant, so vast and, as so eloquently pointed out…

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Make Your Last Chametz Meal for the Week Count!

Many have the custom to eat their last chametz meal early in the morning of the eve of Pesach. Be careful to clean up so that not even the slightest trace of chametz can be found.

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Beginning of the Week

Shop for Passover supplies before it becomes last minute.

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One Week Until Purim

Mark your calendars and plan a Purim celebration.

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Just One Week

Get ready for Passover with Jewish Treats Guide to Preparing A Passover Seder.

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This Week

Do something special each day to celebrate Sukkot: For example, dress in nicer clothing, eat on china, try a new wine...

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One Week From Now

Shabbat Across America and Canada will take place on March 4, 2011. Check here to find a participating location near you.

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The Jewish Holiday A Week before Chanukah

The Mishnah (Rosh Hashana 1:1) declares four calendar dates as “Jewish new years.” On the first day of Tishrei, we celebrate Rosh Hashana as the annual day of judgment…

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The Jewish Holiday A Week before Chanukah

The Mishnah (Rosh Hashana 1:1) declares four calendar dates as “Jewish new years.” On the first day of Tishrei, we celebrate Rosh Hashana as the annual day of judgment for all humanity…

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Five Ways To Prepare

Remember the Sabbath Day (Zachor et yom HaShabbat - Exodus 20:8). This commandment alludes to all the positive mitzvot of Shabbat, such as reciting kiddush, eating a festive meal, etc.…

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Five Ways to Prepare

Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy (Zachor et yom HaShabbat l'kadsho - Exodus 20:8). This commandment alludes to all the positive mitzvot of Shabbat, such as reciting kiddush,…

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Five Ways To Prepare

Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy (Zachor et yom HaShabbat l'kadsho - Exodus 20:8). This commandment alludes to all the positive mitzvot of Shabbat, such as reciting kiddush,…

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Five Ways To Prepare

Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy (Zachor et yom HaShabbat l'kadsho - Exodus 20:8). This commandment alludes to all the positive mitzvot of Shabbat, such as reciting kiddush,…

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Extended Isru Chag

Today is Isru Chag, the name given to the day that follows the 3 Pilgrimage festivals (Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot). Usually the main ritual manifestation on the day of Isru Chag is…

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Eikev 5771-2011

"Finding the Greatness of G-d in His Humility" Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In this week’s parasha, Moses continues his valedictory address to the Jewish people. In one of the most powerful…

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