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Jewish Treats Jewish Treats shares interesting and enjoyable observations about Judaism, or as we call them: Juicy Bits of Judaism. Jewish Treats is a project of NJOP.

Founded in 1987, NJOP hopes to provide positive, joyous Jewish experiences to all Jews. Welcome to Jewish Treats

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Founded in 1987, NJOP hopes to provide positive, joyous Jewish experiences to all Jews. Welcome to Jewish Treats

Jewish Treats is our initiative to share interesting and enjoyable observations about Judaism, which we like to call "Juicy Bits of Judaism." To receive Jewish Treats daily in your in-box, subscribe by emailing [email protected]

If you are on Twitter, follow us at www.twitter.com/

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Jewish Thanksgiving Wisdom: "Give thanks to God, for He is good." -Psalms 107:1 Happy Thanksgiving from NJOP and Jewish ...
11/24/2022

Jewish Thanksgiving Wisdom: "Give thanks to God, for He is good." -Psalms 107:1

Happy Thanksgiving from NJOP and Jewish Treats!

11/23/2022

Tip: Learn about the fascinating customs of the Ethiopian community that has made aliyah and have settled in Israel.

#Sigd

Happy Sigd! For Ethiopian Jews, the holiday of Sigd is celebrated today. You can learn all about it in today's Jewish Tr...
11/23/2022
Sigd, The Ethiopian Holiday - NJOP

Happy Sigd! For Ethiopian Jews, the holiday of Sigd is celebrated today. You can learn all about it in today's Jewish Treat.

While most of the Jews of Ethiopia–the Beta Israel, as the Ethiopian community is properly called–have made aliyah and rejoined the global Jewish community, they have their own unique customs and traditions. One of the most important of these traditions is the holiday of Sigd, which is celebrate...

11/23/2022

Tip: Think of ways to incorporate Jewish thanks (prayers or Psalms) into your Thanksgiving feast later this week.

On Thanksgiving , it is customary in the United States to eat a turkey dinner. Today's Jewish Treat discusses how the He...
11/22/2022
The Bird of Thanks - NJOP

On Thanksgiving , it is customary in the United States to eat a turkey dinner. Today's Jewish Treat discusses how the Hebrew word for turkey, tar’negol hodu, can be translated as a bird of thanks.

On Thanksgiving Day, it is customary in the United States to eat a turkey dinner. The Hebrew word for turkey is “tar’negol hodu,” literally, an “Indian Rooster.” It came by this name because turkeys are indigenous to North America, which the first explorers thought was actually part of Ind...

11/22/2022
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Jewish leaders sent a strongly worded letter to Amazon yesterday asking for the removal of the book series and film promoted last month by NBA star Kyrie Irving which contains antisemitic tropes.

Via Jewish Insider.

11/22/2022

Tip: If you smile when you talk to people, even when speaking to them remotely, you will likely make them happier.

HELLO! Apparently today is World Hello Day! The Jewish Sages believed that saying hello to people can inspire peace. We ...
11/21/2022
World Hello Day - NJOP

HELLO! Apparently today is World Hello Day!

The Jewish Sages believed that saying hello to people can inspire peace. We discuss this idea in today's Jewish Treat post.

In 1973, Brian and Michael McCormack created World Hello Day as a reaction to the Yom Kippur War (what is this reference to YK war?). College students at the time, the brothers started a campaign encouraging people to actively say “hello” to at least 10 people on November 21st. The…

Qatar has reneged on their promise to allow cooked kosher food and public Jewish prayer for Jews who are in the country ...
11/21/2022
World Cup: Qatar won't allow cooked Kosher food, public Jewish prayer

Qatar has reneged on their promise to allow cooked kosher food and public Jewish prayer for Jews who are in the country to attend the FIFA World Cup.

Via The Jerusalem Post / JPost.com.

Jewish organizations claim that Qatar is breaking its promise on allowing any cooked Kosher food to be sold at FIFA World Cup.

11/21/2022

In honor of #WorldTelevisionDay2022, what is your favorite Israeli TV show?

Jewish FIFA fans who are in Qatar this weekend for the start of the 2022 World Cup lit Shabbat candles this evening at 4...
11/18/2022

Jewish FIFA fans who are in Qatar this weekend for the start of the 2022 World Cup lit Shabbat candles this evening at 4:27 PM.

Check here to find out what time Shabbat begins where you live: http://hebcal.com.

Shabbat Shalom!

11/18/2022

Tip: When in the presence of a recently married bride or groom, say nice things about their new spouse.

In today's Jewish Treat we discuss the origins of the badeken ceremony at a Jewish wedding, where the groom places a vei...
11/18/2022
Placing A Veil - NJOP

In today's Jewish Treat we discuss the origins of the badeken ceremony at a Jewish wedding, where the groom places a veil over the face of the bride.

One of the most beautiful customs of a traditional Ashkenazi wedding is the ceremony known as the badeken. The term badeken* is Yiddish for covering, as this is the moment when the bride is veiled in a brief, but poignant, ceremony that takes place shortly before the chuppah. The badeken…

6,500 Chabad "shluchim" from around the world are meeting in New York this weekend for the annual International Conferen...
11/18/2022
6,500 Chabad Rabbis and Guests Chart Jewish Revival at New York Conference - Focus on Hakhel year and opportunities for ongoing worldwide growth of Jewish life

6,500 Chabad "shluchim" from around the world are meeting in New York this weekend for the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries.

Via Chabad.org.

Arriving in New York from the four corners of the earth in a Hakhel year devoted to gatherings large and small, 6,500 Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim (“emissaries”), and their guests from all 50 states and more than 100 nations and territories around the world are immersed this week in workshops, spec...

11/18/2022

Tip: Acknowledge the positive impact that certain leaders and emperors have had on their local Jewish population.

November 17th was the birthday of Flavius Claudius Julianus (also known as Julian), a Roman Emperor who was known to be ...
11/17/2022
A Friendly Emperor - NJOP

November 17th was the birthday of Flavius Claudius Julianus (also known as Julian), a Roman Emperor who was known to be good to the Jews.

On November 17th in the year 331 C.E., Flavius Claudius Julianus (also known as the Emperor Julian) was born. He was the son of the half-brother of Constantine, the first Roman Emperor to recognize Christianity as the state religion. While raised nominally as a Christian, by the time Julian became.....

In June 1942, Alice Grusová was left by her parents on a train station bench before being captured by the N**is. With th...
11/17/2022
Holocaust survivor left on a bench as a baby finds new family at 80 | CNN

In June 1942, Alice Grusová was left by her parents on a train station bench before being captured by the N**is. With the help of professional genealogists, 80 years later she is learning about the family she lost and reconnecting with new-found relatives.

Via CNN.

When Alice Grusová was a baby, her parents left her on a train station bench, with no idea of what would become of her.

According to Page Six, Jewish pro-Israel influencer Lizzy Savetsky has stopped taking part in the upcoming season of “Re...
11/17/2022
Lizzy Savetsky exits ‘RHONY’ reboot over anti-Semitism

According to Page Six, Jewish pro-Israel influencer Lizzy Savetsky has stopped taking part in the upcoming season of “Real Housewives of New York City” after receiving antisemitic threats.

“As soon as she was announced, she was getting insane threats and anti-Semitism on social media,” a source familiar with the show tells Page Six.

11/17/2022

Tip: Study the history of Moroccan Jewry and compare their experiences to those of European Jewry.

Today's Jewish Treat offers a offers a historical overview of Jews in Morocco.
11/16/2022
A History of the Jews of Morocco - NJOP

Today's Jewish Treat offers a offers a historical overview of Jews in Morocco.

Jews have lived in Morocco for thousands of years. Jewish nomadic tribes integrated into all aspects of Moroccan life even before the Mohammedan conquest of Morocco, which occurred in the 7th century. While Jewish life under Muslim rule was relatively stable, there were varying amounts of persecutio...

Today's Jewish Treat profiles Benjamin Peixotto who, as Ambassador in the late 1800s, in addition to his normal diplomat...
11/16/2022
A Diplomat to Romania - NJOP

Today's Jewish Treat profiles Benjamin Peixotto who, as Ambassador in the late 1800s, in addition to his normal diplomatic responsibilities, he worked to better the situation of Romanian Jews.

In July 1944, it was announced that a new Liberty ship under construction was to be named for Benjamin Franklin Peixotto (November 1834-September 1890). The descendant of a distinguished Sephardi family – his grandfather was the cantor at New York’s Shearith Israel Synagogue and his father was a...

11/16/2022

Tip: Learn from the actions of extraordinary Jews of previous generations who set an example by always looking out for others.

Fish teeth from 780,000 years ago found in Northern Israel could prove to be the world’s earliest evidence of cooking by...
11/15/2022
Fish teeth found near Jordan River yield world’s earliest evidence of cooking

Fish teeth from 780,000 years ago found in Northern Israel could prove to be the world’s earliest evidence of cooking by prehistoric humans.

Via The Times of Israel.

Israel-led team of researchers find that some 780,000 years ago, prehistoric humans used sophisticated methods to cook huge fish from Hula Lake, in what is now northern Israel

This weekend, a lost operetta created by Jewish World War II refugees to America to tell their story will have its first...
11/15/2022
Long-lost operetta by Jewish WWII refugees gets first performance since 1945

This weekend, a lost operetta created by Jewish World War II refugees to America to tell their story will have its first performance since 1945.

Via Washington Post.

Jewish Holocaust refugees at Fort Ontario, N.Y., wrote "The Golden Cage," an operetta sharing their plight. For decades, the score and libretto were lost — until now.

Last week, Grammy winning Jewish singer P!nk proudly shared her mom's noodle kugel recipe and made it live on TikTok wit...
11/15/2022
Pink Made Her Mother's Kugel Recipe on TikTok and It Warmed Our Hearts – Kveller

Last week, Grammy winning Jewish singer P!nk proudly shared her mom's noodle kugel recipe and made it live on TikTok with over 20,000 fans watching.

Via Kveller.com.

This Wednesday evening, my son and I sat on my bed and watched Grammy award-winning singer Pink make noodle kugel on TikTok live. It was a special night, to say the least, and even the singer herself admitted that it was probably one of the wildest things she’s ever done. For those of you not […...

11/15/2022

Tip: Be conscious about how your diet affects your health. Remember, staying healthy is a mitzvah!

In honor of World Diabetes Day, today we share our Jewish Treat about the Jewish researchers famous for their roles in t...
11/14/2022
Jewish Work in Diabetes - NJOP

In honor of World Diabetes Day, today we share our Jewish Treat about the Jewish researchers famous for their roles in the understanding of diabetes.

Today is World Diabetes Day. Not so long ago, diabetes was often thought of as a “Jewish disease.” This was before doctors and scientists understood genetics. The idea of diabetes as a “Jewish disease” also pre-dated the knowledge of the physical processes involved in the disease and was bas...

Today is National Pickle Day! Sour? Half sour? Tell us about your favorite kosher pickle brands and flavors!
11/14/2022

Today is National Pickle Day! Sour? Half sour? Tell us about your favorite kosher pickle brands and flavors!

Remember: Due to the time change last Saturday night, Shabbat starts an hour earlier this week. Don't be caught off guar...
11/11/2022

Remember: Due to the time change last Saturday night, Shabbat starts an hour earlier this week. Don't be caught off guard!

Check here for your local Shabbat candle lighting time: http://hebcal.com

Shabbat Shalom!

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