December 23, 2008 8:44pm
Jewish thrift shopping provides an opening not only to stretch one’s budget in tough times but to support organizations hard at work repairing our communities.
November 14, 2008 1:29am
With relatives flying in from eretz everywhere, with drama in the kitchen and at the table, and a time to give thanks and say shehechiyanu for being able to celebrate together another year, Thanksgiving surely is as an adopted Jewish day of family gathering.
October 29, 2008 9:00am
As Friday, Oct. 31 approaches, a debate between traditions is raging in many Jewish homes: challah vs. candy, the Sabbath Queen vs. the Pumpkin King, blue homes vs. orange.
October 2, 2008 9:00am
Creating a personal list of ushpizin, guests for your sukkah, can add to the season of joy.
September 10, 2008 9:00am
In a year of sustainability and carbon footprints, high gas and hybrids, the shofar is the simplest, most eco-friendly method of reaching the Jewish community with a vital message.
July 28, 2008 9:00am
Writing your own kinah, or dirge, could help forge a more intimate connection with Tisha B’Av, the fast day that commemorates a series of tragic events in Jewish history.
May 14, 2008 9:00am
As Shavuot and its focus on receiving the Torah approach, Los Angeles writer Edmon J. Rodman unfurls a paean to the scroll.