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April 6, 2017 11:28am
LOS ANGELES (JTA) — “We’re triggering the next sexual revolution,” said Mathew Gerson, seated comfortably on the floor of his adobe-style home in Southern California. Gerson, 42, is the creator of Foria Pleasure, a women’s “sensual enhancement” oil derived from the cannabis plant. Nicknamed “weed lube,” the spray oil won’t get you stoned — but…
November 23, 2015 4:06pm
New pipe products — combined with a shift toward more lax pot laws and a wider pop-culture embrace of the Festival of Lights — have many celebrating ‘marijuanakkah.’
June 14, 2015 2:59pm
Dina Browner, a Jewish youth group leader turned medical marijuana consultant, has cultivated an A-list clientele that includes actors, hip-hop moguls and politicians.
April 14, 2015 11:22am
Rebecca Spence attends Portland’s inaugural pot seder — replete with cannabis oil-infused truffles and a Drug War-themed Haggadah.
February 9, 2015 12:57pm
A new Portland, Ore.-based nonprofit backed by Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Company says ending the War on Drugs is the “Jewish thing to do.”
December 1, 2014 4:03pm
Ilana Kaufman, who has a high-profile role at San Francisco’s Jewish federation, has been trying in vain to identify other Jews of color in forward-facing roles in the federation system.
August 18, 2014 3:55pm
Now in its sixth season, Camp Be’chol Lashon in Northern California is the nation’s only Jewish sleepaway camp geared to Jews of color.
August 11, 2014 2:34pm
Until she went away to college, filmmaker Lacey Schwartz had no idea her biological father was a black man.
April 17, 2014 3:12pm
In a rock opera inspired by the biblical story of Elisha, the versatile Rabins presents the Ponzi schemer through the eyes of seven disparate characters.
November 21, 2013 11:56am
Are amateur shochets up to the task of ritual slaughter? A small but growing number of Jews are taking their shot.
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