Checkmate

In honor of International Chess Day and former Jewish chess master, Samuel Reshevsky, who won many U.S. Championships, find some time today to enjoy a game of chess.

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Setting an Example

Learn more about philanthropists like Moses Montefiore who not only support, but also perform good deeds on behalf of the Jewish community, and emulate their ways.

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Shabbat for the Taking

Whether a relaxing nap in a properly prepared hammock, an invigorating discussion, or setting aside time to read an intriguing book, learn how to transform Friday night and Saturday into…

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Never Forget

Learn about the heroism of the “Organizing Committee” of Jewish prisoners at the Treblinka concentration camp and their efforts to escape their horrific circumstances.

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Visit Jerusalem

Plan your visit (or virtual visit) to Jerusalem, so you can explore its wonderous Jewish history and develop a deep appreciation for the historical significance that seems to be unearthed…

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The Danger of Atomic Technology

Learn about Robert Oppenheimer, the “father of the atomic bomb” and his efforts following its creation to decry its future use for negative purposes.

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Appealing for God’s Mercy

As we prepare for the upcoming High Holidays, contemplate the words of the "Thirteen Attributes of God’s Mercy" and recognize the opportunity that we all have to come closer to God.

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Now’s the Time!

During this particularly auspicious time leading up to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, think about ways in which you can come closer to God.

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Three Critical Steps

Engaging in repentance, prayer and charity, improves our chances of being blessed with a favorable judgment this coming New Year.

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Prepare Your Yom Kippur Wardrobe

To better appreciate and experience the significance of the day, set aside something white to wear on Yom Kippur.

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Time to Shop

Contact your synagogue or local Jewish community center to find a location to purchase a beautiful lulav and etrog for Sukkot.

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Continue the Celebration

Enjoy spending the week of Sukkot living in the sukkah, eating meals and sleeping under the stars.

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This is the Season

Please click here to study Kohelet over Chol Hamoed Sukkot to keep the joy that we experienced over the holiday in proper perspective and to help us recognize what our life goals should…

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The Four New Years

THE FOUR NEW YEARS The Jewish New Year - We Jews are especially fortunate because the Jewish calendar has four different "New Years," each representing a different feature of the annual…

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The Three Weeks

June 27- July 18, 2021The Three WeeksThe Seventeenth of Tammuz marks the beginning of a period known as the “Three Weeks.”…

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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Tammy Reid’s Sweet Challah

TraditionalSweet Challah Recipe submitted by Tammy Reid Ingredients:6 cups flour 3 eggs 3 Tbsp honey 1/3 cup sugar 2…

High Holiday 101 Web Series

High Holiday 101Web Series NJOP’s High Holidays 101 web series features Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, Founder and Director of…

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Rabbi Buchwald on Purim

Rabbi BuchwaldOn Purim Let Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, Founder and Director of NJOP, take you through some of the essential…

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Crash Course in Basic Judaism Lecture Series

Crash Course in Basic Judaism Lecture Series NJOP Director Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald delivers this thought-provoking Crash…

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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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In honor of NJOP's 30th anniversary, please help support NJOP and Jewish Treats. Click Here

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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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