December 11, 2014 4:58pm
What can a buck get you on Hanukkah? Maybe a gold mesh bag of chocolate coins or a lighter for your menorah. But Jewish continuity? Columnist Edmon J. Rodman explains.
November 16, 2014 4:38pm
Arnold Abbott, 90, is stirring the pot in South Florida about hunger and homelessness in America, telling a newspaper, “in Judaism, they say that if you save one person, you save the world.”
October 28, 2014 11:24am
Yes, Halloween has murky pagan origins. But its multibillion-dollar costume, decoration and candy industry has morphed so far beyond that, columnist Edmon J. Rodman decides to wade in.
September 30, 2014 12:10pm
A Jewishly observant space expert provides the lowdown on the “blood moon” rising at holiday time.
September 18, 2014 4:31pm
Columnist Edmon J. Rodman on his bid to fit in at his L.A. shul — and not to stand out on a day when God takes note of us.
September 17, 2014 11:45am
Columnist Edmon J. Rodman sees firsthand the impact of his wife’s shofar blowing on a road trip around L.A.
July 28, 2014 3:18pm
Connecting with a holiday mourning lost Temples can be a challenge, but Tisha b’Av has special resonance this year, JTA’s Edmon Rodman writes.
June 23, 2014 5:31pm
A Carlebach-Cohan mashup, fireworks from a shul hilltop and a musical service honoring independence integrate the U.S. holiday and Jewish day of rest.
May 21, 2014 5:04pm
In the Ten Commandments, the Torah tells us to “Honor your father and your mother,” but on mothers-in-law, it’s mum. That is until we read the Book of Ruth,
April 7, 2014 3:18pm
With the hit film “Her” in mind, columnist Edmon J. Rodman introduces a a cool digital maven to run his yearly Haggadah-fest.