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Just This Once?
Just This Once?

Children notoriously like to test the limits. “If I try to take a cookie, will mom really punish me?” “If I draw on this wall, will dad really be upset?” The job of the parent is to stay consistent and to teach the child that rules are rules.

Let’s Drink to Life! L’chaim!
Let’s Drink to Life! L’chaim!

No longer reserved for Yiddish-speaking grandparents from the Old Country, l’chaim—to life!—has become synonymous with “cheers.” It’s an all-purpose toast for any occasion or situation, crossing barriers of class, culture and age and can be heard over clanking beer mugs across the nation.

Mr. Adams’ Attitude
Mr. Adams’ Attitude

In honor of President’s Day, Jewish Treats presents an overview of the interesting viewpoint on Jews held by the second President of the United States, John Adams.

On The Ice
On The Ice

As a Semitic nation, the Jewish people emerged as a nation in the warm, dry region of the Middle east. And while snow may occasionally fall in Jerusalem, winter activities are not frequently discussed in the Torah and the Talmud.

Purim Katan
Purim Katan

In a Jewish leap year, two months of Adar are celebrated: Adar I and Adar II. The question that arises is, in which Adar does one celebrate the important events that occur in that month? On a communal level, this question refers to the holiday of Purim. On a personal level, this affects the observance of yahrtzeits and bar/bat mitzvahs.

Which Came First – The Chicken or the Soup?
Which Came First – The Chicken or the Soup?

As the country digs itself out from one of its biggest snowstorms, Moment digs in to discover the comfort food people turn to when the going gets rough: Chicken Soup.

Paying For Gold
Paying For Gold

The most infamous sin of the Jewish people was the sin of the Golden Calf: When God presented the People of Israel with the Ten Commandments, the people were overwhelmed at hearing the Divine voice.

A Gift For Life
A Gift For Life

Did you know that Jewish law frowns upon elective surgery? After all, as any doctor will tell you (or all those release forms will make you realize), there is no surgery that is totally risk-free.

JDate on SiriusXM’s “Rabbi Wechsler Teaches”
JDate on SiriusXM’s “Rabbi Wechsler Teaches”

On SiriusXM’s “Rabbi Wechsler Teaches” Valentine’s Day Special, JDate’s President and a JDate Success Story Explore Modern Day Matchmaking and Love
On a Valentine’s Day interview airing this weekend on his weekly SiriusXM™ show Rabbi Wechsler …

Happy Birthday to Moses
Happy Birthday to Moses

To write a biography of Moses in under 300 words would be impossible. From the moment he was born, his life was filled with incredible events. But today is the seventh of Adar, and the Talmud (Megilla 13b) teaches that Moses “died on the seventh of Adar and was born on the seventh of Adar.” Therefore, Jewish Treats shares with you a glimpse into the beginning of the life of the great Moses.

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