March 29, 2009 5:40pm
What if the prophet stops by for the seder but never leaves?
March 27, 2009 9:02pm
For a different “different” night, introduce books, movies and TV shows that have engaged the popular imagination as a way to connect to the text.
February 18, 2009 10:46pm
iShpiel saves time and perfects the art of casting the perfect shpiel.
February 13, 2009 8:50pm
Valentine’s Day may not be Jewish, but a card with a “yasher koach” would be awfully nice right now for a community rocked by affinity scams, budget meltdowns and protest demonstrations.
February 3, 2009 2:21am
In California, who needs a market to celebrate the new year for trees? Assembling the foods for your seder is definitely doable and helps make connections to the mystics and your roots.
January 4, 2009 10:58pm
Perhaps a holiday inspired by the work of Martin Luther King will get Jews to follow the mitzvah most cited in the Torah — the need for awareness of and justice for the stranger.
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.