The First World War and the Jews

A great deal has been written about the devastation that resulted from the First World War, which left millions dead, thousands maimed and a generation devastated. For those who have…

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The World To Come

This world is like the eve of Shabbat, and Olam Habah (the World to Come) is like Shabbat. He who prepares on the eve of Shabbat will have food to eat on Shabbat (Avodah Zara 3a) Olam…

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The World To Come

“This world is like the eve of Shabbat, and Olam Habah (the World to Come) is like Shabbat. He who prepares on the eve of Shabbat will have food to eat on Shabbat.” (Avodah Zara 3a). Olam…

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Father’s Day Every Day

Observe Father's Day every day by honoring your father (and your mother).

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Belarus, China, Jerusalem and Brooklyn: The Odyssey of the World’s Largest Yeshiva

For 125 years, from 1814 until 1939, the Mir Yeshiva served as a beacon of elite Torah study on the European continent. Situated in the small town of Mir in Belarus, the yeshiva was…

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Belarus, China, Jerusalem and Brooklyn: The Odyssey of the World’s Largest Yeshiva

For 125 years, from 1814 until 1939, the Mir Yeshiva served as a beacon of elite Torah study on the European continent. Situated in the small town of Mir in Belarus, the yeshiva was…

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Around the World in One Place

In honor of International Museum Day, Jewish Treats presents Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People (often referred to as the Diaspora Museum). In 1959, at…

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Around the World in One Place

In honor of International Museum Day, Jewish Treats presents Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People (often referred to as the Diaspora Museum). In 1959, at the World Jewish…

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At The End Of The World

While Judaism is, for the most part, focused on the here and now (with a solid amount of regard for the past), it does have its own eschatology. Eschatology is theology concerning what…

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Jews Don’t Run the World?

The Talmud teaches that in order to be credible, every good lie has to have a kernel of truth. This is not so when it comes to the libelous “Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” a totally…

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Slavery In The Modern World

Say the word slave and the immediate image that comes to mind is a man or woman bound in shackles, possibly cowering under a whip. Modern day slavery is often far more subtle--the chains…

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World History and Jewish History

While there is much to learn from world history, it is critical to master Jewish history, which is not only “our history,” but it also enables the transmission of Jewish tradition and…

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Support Jewish Causes All over the World

There are worthy causes internationally, that would benefit from our efforts and funds. Like Moses Montefiore, these causes help Jews around the world.

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Fix This World!

Before contemplating life in the vast beyond, focus your energy on fixing the world we inhabit.

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The World Around

Look at the world for opportunities to both love and fear God.

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SIng for the World

This Shabbat, sing praises to God and the majesty of this world.

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Laws of the World

Prepare for acknowledging God as King on Rosh Hashana by focusing on how He runs the world (e.g. the marvels of natural law).

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All Around the World

Remember that one can live an active Jewish life anywhere in the world. 

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World View

Pay attention to how you judge objects of the world.

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Toward A Better World

Remember, every kindness that we do helps build a better world!

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Uplifting The World

Choose a physical activity that you enjoy and try to transform it into something spiritual by recognizing the Godliness in it. For instance, when eating, keep in mind that the food is…

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World Care

Help protect the world, recycle your water or soda bottle instead of throwing it in the closest trash can.

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Fate of the World

Take a moment and reflect on the great historical events of the world. Were all of them expected and logical, or can you see God's hand in history?

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World History and Jewish History

While there is much to learn from world history, it is critical to master its impact on the Jewish community and, in a broader sense, on Jewish history.

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Fleeing in the New World

The history of the conversos, those Spanish and Portuguese Jews who hid their identities by publicly behaving as observant Catholics, is tragic not only for the horrible auto-de-fes (mass…

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Rebuilding A World

There are many dramatic stories of the great struggles involved in rebuilding the Jewish people after the Holocaust. Any collection of such stories would be remiss if it did not mention…

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Fleeing In The New World

The history of the conversos, those Spanish and Portuguese Jews who hid their identities by publicly behaving as observant Catholics, is tragic not only for the horrible auto-de-fes (mass…

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Where in the World is Moses?

The centerpiece of Parashat Yitro is the Decalogue, the Revelation at Sinai, where the Aseret Hadibrot, the Ten Utterances (also known as the Ten Commandments) were declared. But you…

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Where in the World is Moses?

The centerpiece of Parashat Yitro is the Decalogue, the Revelation at Sinai, where the Aseret Hadibrot, the Ten Utterances (also known as the Ten Commandments) were declared. But you…

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Study Torah for Guidance in Today’s World

We would be wise to study Biblical stories and marvel at their relevance, even today.

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