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Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai
May 18, 2014 – 12:05 am
Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai (Rashbi), whose yahrtzeit is on Lag Ba’omer, was one the five survivors of…

Jewish Mysticism
May 18, 2014 – 12:03 am
Jewish Mysticism

While the study of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) has always been a part of Torah study, it only gained public prominence in…

The Tragedy of Jealousy
May 16, 2014 – 12:03 am
The Tragedy of Jealousy

The Talmud (Yevamot 62b) relates that “Rabbi Akiva had 12,000 pairs of…

Ethics of the Fathers
May 15, 2014 – 12:05 am
Ethics of the Fathers

In Pirkei Avot/Ethics of the Fathers, Rabbi Joshua is quoted saying, “An evil eye…

A Constitutional Congregation
May 14, 2014 – 12:05 am
A Constitutional Congregation

What does the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania have to do with the oldest synagogue in that state?

The Second Passover
May 14, 2014 – 12:03 am
The Second Passover

On the first anniversary of the Exodus from Egypt, the Children of Israel prepared to celebrate their first Passover as free people. God decreed that they should…

Reincarnation
May 13, 2014 – 12:05 am
Reincarnation

Reincarnation is a word that to most Jews screams of foreign cultures. What is not common knowledge, however, is…

Why Your Jewish Girlfriend Is Better Than All The Other Fish In The Sea
May 12, 2014 – 5:04 pm
Why Your Jewish Girlfriend Is Better Than All The Other Fish In The Sea

In this day and age, most men are aware of the mysterious allure of Bar Refaeli and Mila Kunis (yes, she really is Jewish), but what about the millions of other hot Hebrew ladies?

Who Were Their Mothers?
May 12, 2014 – 12:05 am
Who Were Their Mothers?

In honor of yesterday’s Mother’s Day Celebration, Jewish Treats presents a brief introduction to some of the unnamed mothers of well-known Biblical personalities…

Thank You, Mom
May 11, 2014 – 12:05 am
Thank You, Mom

In honor of all our favorite Jewish Mothers, we’ve decided to…

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