December 6, 2011 8:44pm
Judaica made without exploitation: a bike chain menorah created in India. And there’s a website that promotes fair trade Judaica and helps design new works.
December 5, 2011 11:30pm
With the high intermarriage rate, the Jewish creator of a a 6-inch plastic Star of David attached to a stainless steel coil that allows the star to sit atop a Christmas tree says the potential market is enormous. But he’ll have to deal with the naysayers.
November 10, 2011 10:33pm
Fearful of Hamas rockets? Iranian nukes? Never fear. Secret agent Israel Bond is on the case.
October 27, 2011 11:15am
Costumes of the disgraced congressman are big business this Halloween season. Bernie Madoff masks, not so much.
October 7, 2011 8:04pm
JTA columnist Edmon J. Rodman mulls the rehabbing of his sukkah in tough financial times.
September 22, 2011 8:03pm
On Yom Kippur, the ultimate game day for Jews, columnist Edmon J. Rodman says we can apply football’s well-known pattern of timed territorial struggle to the personal struggle being played out for our attention, intention and understanding.
September 22, 2011 6:48pm
What if you “accidentally” hit the snooze button while sitting in Rosh HaShanah or Yom Kippur services? JTA columnist Edmon J. Rodman says it isn’t so terrible — and could even help spiritually.
September 2, 2011 12:10pm
Two West Coast Jewish high school football teams squared off in a game dubbed the Bagel Bowl.
June 1, 2011 4:06pm
On Shavuot, Jews read about Ruth, the Bible’s most famous convert, making the holiday a good time to reassess attitudes toward Jews by Choice in our own communities.
April 22, 2011 11:09pm
The Passover haggadah hopes that next year we will all be free, but what about now? Does consuming all that matzah have you feeling a little less "free" than usual? To keep you on the march to freedom, no less a food authority than Bon Appetit magazine has published a timely "5 Ways to Cure Matzo Belly."…