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Jewish groups launch fair trade network

by JTA

1 week ago

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A new partnership has launched to enable the purchase of kosher “fair trade” coffee, tea and chocolate while supporting Jewish communal efforts on human trafficking and worker justice.

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  • Tyler Barbee shares his sports passion with special-needs kids

    By Suzanne Kurtz Sloan, JTA

    2 weeks ago

    As a little boy growing up in Mill Valley, Calif., playing baseball meant the world to Tyler Barbee.

    “When I was a kid, baseball was my life,” said Barbee, now a 17-year-old high school senior at Tamalpais High School.

    But he also knew that his love of the sport couldn’t be...

  • New Cedars-Sinai registry aims to link women with researchers

    by Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    2 weeks ago

    Historically, women have been under-represented in clinical trials. As a result, research findings have not always taken into account factors — including genetics, hormones, body size and physiology — in which women and men differ.  

    This discrepancy spurred clinicians at...

  • Cedars-Sinai to host symposium on inherited cancer risk

    by Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    2 weeks ago

    As a gynecologic oncologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the late 1980s, Dr. Beth Karlan and her colleagues noticed that cancer seems to cluster in certain families. In 1991, they established the Gilda Radner Hereditary Cancer Program to investigate the role heredity plays in...

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  • Esther Macner: Agunah advocate promotes post-nuptials

    By Ryan Torok

    2 weeks ago

    At 62, Esther Macner radiates feistiness and confidence. 

    During a recent interview at the Journal’s headquarters, she described herself as an “Orthodox Jewish feminist, which I’ve been all my life, before the word became a label.” 

    A former prosecutor and trial attorney in New...

  • On a Birthright trip, love is born

    by Claudia Boyd-Barrett

    2 weeks ago

    Sagi Alkobi almost didn’t go on the Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

    It was August 2008, and the then-20-year-old student at The City University of New York had applied months in advance to participate in the educational tour of Israel for young Jewish adults. But a problem with...

  • Wedivite: Online wedding planning and sharing

    by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

    2 weeks ago

    More than 7,000 couples around the world already have used Wedivite, the first free, socially integrated digital platform exclusively for weddings. Appropriately, its alpha launch happened in the traditional wedding month of June.

    Conceived and built by Israeli groom-to-be Ben...

  • Bone Marrow: The best kind of gift

    by Leslee Komaiko

    2 weeks ago

    In 2002, Los Angeles native Ronnel Conn was an undergraduate at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. When he heard there would be a bone marrow donor drive at the campus Hillel for a D.C. local in need, he showed up and got his cheek swabbed, because, he said, “It...

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