Best of the Week

You might be asking yourself, really? Is this really the best of the week? And the answer is yes. Nothing comes close to being better than this material.

According to Jewish law, if a beggar approaches you to ask for food, you are required to oblige. Read more about the Jewish laws surrounding providing shelter and food to the needy.

Trivia: What is the oldest Jewish population in Europe? Give up? I’m not going to give you the answer. Okay fine, it’s Rome. Read all about the Jews of Rome.

Some parents have a custom of writing an ethical will for their children–telling them how to properly live their lives. If I ever write one, the first line will read, “For the love of all things, don’t pee the bed. I’m not cleaning it up.”

Alrighty then! See y’all (not ya’ll) on Monday.

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