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  • A new tzedakah box from an old album cover

    By Jonathan Fong

    July 29, 2015 | 12:23 pm

    Making a tzedakah box is a fun craft activity for kids from age 8 to 80, and creating the box provides a valuable lesson in the importance of charity. This tzedakah box made from an up-cycled record album cover is eco-friendly, so it’s good for the community — and the environment. ...

  • Up-cycle a matzah box into a mini photo album

    By Jonathan Fong

    April 10, 2015 | 12:34 pm

    I hate to throw away boxes. Cereal boxes, toothpaste boxes, gift boxes — you name it. It’s not that I’m a hoarder, just that the cardboard used in packaging can be a valuable crafting resource. It’s thick, durable and can be used for myriad DIY projects. I pay good money in paper...

  • Knitting Trend Is No Yarn

    By Carin Davis

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Guess my Grandma Faye was a hip, trend-setting bubbe. A real lady before her time, she knit sweaters, crocheted blankets and kept closets full of colorful yarn.

    This season, Hollywood's hottest names are taking their cue from Jewish grandmothers. Forget power yoga and decaf soy...