September 10, 2012 8:32pm
A dance to interpret tahara, the seldom-discussed ritual preparation for burial of a Jewish body, is introduced at a Los Angele conference.
July 16, 2012 8:11pm
The upcoming gathering in Albuquerque of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies is part of a continuing effort to reveal the stories of those who may have had a hidden Jewish past.
July 9, 2012 7:30pm
The “Project Mah Jongg” exhibit, which originated in New York, is making its way to Jewish museums across America, bringing back memories of bams and craks for generations of Jewish women and hopefully enticing new players.
May 29, 2012 8:15pm
A Navajo medicine man joins a rabbi for a series of cross-cultural discussions.
May 17, 2012 6:19pm
Just because there’s a debate about the public appropriateness on displaying the Ten Commandments doesn’t mean you can’t surround yourself with them at shul — or even in your front yard.
May 10, 2012 2:41pm
Using his late mother’s Torah Fund pins as an example, columnist Edmon J. Rodman offers his take on what to do when one inherits something that represents another’s commitment.
May 3, 2012 6:04pm
New Yorker Matthew Koven migrates west to open his rolling restaurant “Schmuck with a Truck.”
March 30, 2012 7:25pm
Why is the day after the seder different from all other days? Columnist Edmon J. Rodman figures it’s because of all the newly minted questions that drop into our brains like zuzim.
March 21, 2012 7:57pm
Anne Frank’s likeness is now on display at Madame Tussauds in Berlin. Are we ready for a young Jewish martyr and personification of the Holocaust to be melted into the waxy mix?
March 1, 2012 8:18pm
What with the cost of fancy, professionally made kosher shalach manot baskets going for 50 bucks and up, columnist Edmon J. Rodman finds a less expensive way to share the joy with more people: the 99 Cents Only Store.