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Your Jewish Lifestyle Twitterfeed. Living Jewishly, one Tweet at a time. We also bring you Jewish Treats and Shabbat Across America. Brought to you by NJOP.

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It's almost time again to unplug for Shabbat. Join us! Check here for your local #Shabbat  candle lighting time: . Shalom! #ShabbatShalom 

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The #Jewish  holiday of #Sukkot  begins tonight! Get all the important details in our Sukkot eBook.

#Sukkot is often referred to as "Z’man Sim’chah’tay’nu,” the time of our rejoicing. Today's special pre-Sukkot Jewish Treat explains why.

What are you looking forward to most this #Shabbat ?

Can an elephant be used as a sukkah? See what the Talmud says.

A special security grant from the @JewishAgency  helped upgrade the synagogue's security system and install a heavy door and is thought to be responsible for saving the lives of the 51 Jews praying on Yom Kippur in Halle, Germany. Via @Jerusalem_Post .

Tip: If you do not have your own sukkah, make the effort to find a sukkah in which you can eat. To help you celebrate #Sukkot , NJOP encourages you to join a “Sukkot Across America” celebration. See if an event is taking place near you:

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The funeral yesterday for brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal who were killed in last Saturday's synagogue shooting was attended by 100 members of the Pittsburgh Steelers including quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and owner Art Rooney II. Via .

Twice a year, before the holidays of #RoshHashana  and Passover, employees of the Western Wall remove all of the notes placed within the cracks and bury them on the Mount of Olives. Here is a photo of this year's work.

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For the first time in 76 years, one hundred #Jewish  families will gather together this week to celebrate a #Passover  Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto. Via .

Today is International #Holocaust  Remembrance Day, commemorating the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. #WeRemember 

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To show solidarity with Muslims, and for the safety of their congregants, New Zealand synagogues will not be holding services this #Shabbat  for first time with many urging members to pray at home. Via .

And here we thought lox on a cinnamon raisin bagel would be the bagel controversy of the decade. We were so wrong... #Bagelgate 

"Yiddishkeit. Can I have the language of origin? " "It's from Yiddish. " "I don't know what I expected... " #SpellingBee 

Fascinating piece in @Jerusalem_Post  about what life may have been like for a Jew living through the Spanish Inquisition and how 500 years later some ancestors are reconnecting with their #Jewish  heritage.

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