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Join Worldwide Jewry this Shabbat in Remembering the Victims in Pittsburgh

Join worldwide Jewry this Shabbat in remembering the victims in Pittsburgh. Participate this Shabbat in Jewish Federations of North America's “Solidarity Shabbat,” and online in…

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For the Fast

Fast days such as today are meant for inspiring acts of teshuva (repentance). Think about how your actions may have affected other people and apologize or forgive if…

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One More Day

One more day until SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA, find out more here.

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Invite Your Friends

If you are already planning to attend a SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA program, invite some friends to join you.

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This Shabbat

Make plans to celebrate Shabbat in honor of Shabbat Across America and Canada.

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Sheket…Bevakasha

There are not too many cultures where people laugh when they are told to “shut up, please!” Yet, there are many Jews who, in that situation, do exactly that- laugh! In fact, anyone who…

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A Comforting Shabbat

Try to go to synagogue and hear the comforting words of the Haftarah of Shabbat Nachamu.

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Feedback

Let Jewish Treats know what topics you have most enjoyed and what topics you would like to see addressed.

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The Might of the Pen

The fact that today is National Ballpoint Pen Day offers Jewish Treats the opportunity to introduce Lazlo Biro, the Hungarian-Jewish inventor of the now ubiquitous ballpoint writing…

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Avinu – Our Father

One of the most common ways of addressing God in the Jewish liturgy is Avinu, our Father. By addressing God as Avinu, one can not only learn about humanity’s…

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New Friends

Attend a Shabbat Across America or a Shabbat Across Canada event this Friday night and meet new friends with whom to spend Shabbat. 

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Greet the Angels

Sing Shalom Aleichem and welcome the angels to your Shabbat table.

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Treating Holy Papers

One modern philosophy that might have caught your attention is conscientious living. This concept centers on increasing one’s awareness. In many ways, living according to Jewish law…

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Shabbat Consolation

This Shabbat is Shabbat Nachamu. Take time this Shabbat to think about and take comfort in the eternal protection God promised the Jewish people. 

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A House Unfinished

The Hebrew name for the Holy Temple is the Beit Hamikdash, the House of Holiness, a term that invokes a warm sentiment of a place where one is at home. It is therefore, perhaps,…

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How May I Help?

  If you have a friend who loses a close relative, be supportive and ask the person responsible for the shiva house how you can be helpful.

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One More Day

If you haven't already done so, make certain to go to a body of water and recite Tashlich.

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Apples Plus

Celebrate the wonderful fruits of the fall season and make certain to recite the blessing "bo'ray p'ree ha'etz."

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Celebrate

If you have a sukkah, invite friends and family over to make your own Simchat Beit Hasho'evah.

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A Personal List

Tomorrow night is Yom Kippur. Tonight, sit down and review the actions about which you want to ask atonement.

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Sssssssh

When listening to the shofar, remain quiet so that you and those around you can clearly hear every note. 

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Enjoy It Right

Enjoy your post-Passover chametz, but make certain to say the proper blessing first. For bread, recite Ha'mo'tzee. For cakes and cookies, recite M'zo'note.

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It’s Coming

Look ahead to March 1, 2013, and make plans to attend Shabbat Across America/Canada at a location near you.

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Seek Out The Positive

An ethical dilemma: A close friend confides in you that he/she recently purchased an expensive, one-of-a-kind, nonreturnable item. When he/she shows it to you, you are immediately aware…

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Sorcerers Beware

In Sanhedrin 67b, Rabbi Ashi states that he saw “Karna’s father blow his nose violently and streamers of silk issued from his nostrils.” Some magic tricks really do stem from ancient…

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