February 7, 2016 2:11pm
Maybe it’s romantic; perhaps it’s convenient. A writer explores why some Jewish couples get married on this traditionally Christian day of love.
January 19, 2016 4:46pm
The seven species enjoyed at a seder honoring the Jewish new year for the trees also provide a moving metaphor for strengthening community.
November 29, 2015 1:49pm
Celebrating the Festival of Lights is typically a communal activity — but a writer finds a deeper meaning in quiet contemplation of the menorah.
November 17, 2015 3:11pm
A writer reflects on tension, tradition and the importance of two varieties of stuffing on the Thanksgiving table.
October 25, 2015 3:00pm
A writer’s search for certifiably kosher Halloween candy is smoother — and tastier — than expected.
September 21, 2015 2:05pm
Worried about the fate of trees in his Los Angeles hometown, columnist Edmon J. Rodman wondered: Will the holiday’s joy dry up alongside much of California’s water supply?
September 13, 2015 12:38pm
There is no Torah mandate saying you need a Jewish calendar in your home, but try living a Jewish existence without one, columnist Edmon J. Rodman writes.
September 13, 2015 12:37pm
A High Holidays prayer book causes columnist Edmon J. Rodman to ponder whether he must look outside the usual range of things for which Jews are accustomed to taking responsibility.
July 19, 2015 4:03pm
Can the hit Pixar film provide a new way to embrace a day of mourning and sadness?
June 28, 2015 2:45pm
The confluence of Independence Day, Shabbat and a little-known fast day provides an opportunity to examine and honor our American and Jewish heritages.
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