February 25, 2015 11:41am
Could it be that in our own life stories, we need someone to mix it up with in order to progress?
January 25, 2015 5:04pm
At the New Year of the Trees, columnist Edmon J. Rodman is going all out to save a lemon tree planted before his twins’ bar mitzvah a dozen years ago.
January 13, 2015 6:18pm
How big of a “We” were the Jews in “We shall overcome”?
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.