The Sound of Silence

Spend an evening without any electronic noise (no television, radio, internet, ipod, etc) and connect with the sounds of the world around you.

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Travelers’ Insurance

When driving a long distance, be prepared with whatever you need to help you stay awake and alert. Your safety ensures the safety of others.

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A Little Exercise

Take the stairs instead of the elevator. You'll be getting in shape and honoring Shabbat.

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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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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov declared that it is a great mitzvah to always be in a state of happiness, so go ahead and smile.

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Give Thanks

Before you dig into your lunch, or any meal, take a moment and acknowledge God's role in providing such enjoyable food!

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Dancing for Joy

Attend the Simchat Torah celebrations at your local synagogue or Jewish center, wave a flag and join the circle of dancers celebrating the Torah.

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Reflections

When passing a body of water such as a lake, a river or even a spring, take a moment and reflect upon the critical role water plays in our lives.

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Invite

If you have a sukkah, invite a friend to come and eat in it. If you don't have a sukkah, invite a friend to join you at a community sukkah event or at a Sukkot Across America location.

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Sukkot Prep

Find out which synagogues and Jewish centers in your area have sukkot activities during the next week. Perhaps there is a Sukkot Across America location in your neck of the woods: Sukkot…

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Fall Harvest

Visit an apple orchard or pumpkin patch to get in touch with the wonders of the Fall harvest season. It is an ideal time to recognize the wonders of God's world and the miracle of the…

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Slip On

Slip on some non-leather shoes in observance of Yom Kippur, starting tonight at sundown and lasting 25 hours.

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It’s There For The Asking

During the time between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, God pays special attention to our prayers. Go ahead, talk to God; He wants to hear you!

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Just Ask

This is the week for asking forgiveness from others. Go ahead and say you are sorry for the little things you've swept under the rug.

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Reflection

Reflect on the good things that happened to you this past week...this past month...this past year. Take a deep breath, smile and say "Thank you."

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Making New Friends

Go to synagogue and stick around after services to shmooze

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Hey Teacher

Call up an old teacher (or someone else who influenced you in your youth), reintroduce yourself, and thank them for the impact they made on your life.

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A Private Tally

Write a list of all the "good deeds" you did today (even lending your friend a pencil!) and read the list before going to bed. Tomorrow see what other "good deeds" you can add to your…

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Whistle While You Work

Hum a happy song on your way home from the office and set the "tune" for your evening!

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Entertainment Tonight

Call a nursing home and tell them you'd like to provide entertainment for the residents (sing, play music, or read).

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Jewish Education For All

As a confirmation of the trailblazing work of Sarah Schenirer, make certain that your daughter and son receive a proper Jewish education.

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Your Rabbi

Follow the dictate of Ethics of our Fathers and find a rabbi who can provide positive guidance for your own Jewish living.

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Three Times the Charm

To more fully appreciate the consequences of doing something three times and the possible implication that a chazakah has been created, study the Talmudic sources.

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For the Love of Torah

Learn more about how the Ponevezh Yeshiva was built in B'nai Brak, Israel and became an outstanding Torah institution.

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Influential Jews

The study of Jewish History often reveals Jews of extraordinary ability who have distinguished themselves by providing resources and guidance to those in power.

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Send Your Best

Be sure to wish family and friends, "l'shana tova tikateivu," may you be inscribed for a good year!

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Our Father, Our King

Seize the opportunity to approach God in prayer recognizing the dual nature of His status as both our Father and our King.

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Taking Stock

Use these days of Aseret Yemei Teshuva, the Ten days of Repentance, to take stock of, and address your past actions.

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Plan Your Wardrobe

Set aside your white dress, white tie, yarmulke and kittel, if you have one, for use on Yom Kippur.

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Return O’ Israel

Use this Shabbat, known as Shabbat Shuva to contemplate on how to repent for prior transgressions and how to improve going forward.

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