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Jews, Judaism, and Genetically Modified Crops

About a year ago, EdenKeeper published an article discussing the Jewish perspective on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). We acknowledged the benefits and risks and concluded by asking a simple question: do GMOs help Jews create a more perfect world? Roger Price, an attorney and founder of the wonderful site, Judaism and Science, took a slightly different look. […]

March 9th

JERUSALEM 3D Imax Movie Premiering Soon!

Sacred to more than half of Earth’s population, Jerusalem has been fought over more than any other place in history. It has been conquered and destroyed, rebuilt, and reinvented repeatedly for over 5,000 years. Now, for the first time in over 25 years, filming has been allowed to capture the glory of Jerusalem, the most […]

February 14th

Finding Jewish Tikkun at Home

Together with my girlfriend, I’ve been living for a little while now in the house in which I grew up. We’ve been cleaning it up, sorting through its contents, and trying to make it into an enjoyable habitat all at the same time. In the almost 200 years of its existence, the house has accumulated […]

January 13th

Fair Trade Coffee From Uganda Interfaith Co-op

Fair trade businesses, offering everything from agriculture to jewelry, offer many fine examples of great ideas bringing great people together. Organizing worker cooperatives through a fair trade business model is both refreshingly ethical and economically smart. Fair trade company owners use their business savvy to pay workers based more closely to the actual retail value […]

November 25th

A Jewish Perspective on Climate Change

We hear news stories all the time on how climate change is affecting the environment, with ice caps melting, polar bears dying, and ecosystems threatened with pollution. No doubt, it is important to bring attention to animals and ecosystems. However, a people-focused approach may be more effective on making changes in communities and politics. By […]

May 28th