October is Fair Trade Monthmore ›
October is Fair Trade Month, and you can celebrate it by making everyday choices that will have big impacts on producers – choices like eating only Fairtrade chocolate, wearing ethical clothing, or sweetening your Fairtrade coffee with Fairtrade sugar.
2016 Guatemala Tripmore ›
Join us on our third 10-day trip to Guatemala February 2 – 11, 2016. You will have the unique opportunity to meet Fair Trade artisans making Judaica products, spend Shabbat with the Jewish community in Guatemala City, and visit historic and cultural sites. Experience first hand the positive impact of Fair Trade.
Jewish Blessing Flags from Nepalmore ›
NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE FOR SALE! These Jewish Blessing Flags were designed and produced in Nepal, working directly with fair trade artisans, and are the first of Fair Trade Judaica’s own line of products. Read more about how the flags were developed and the Jewish symbolism integrated into their design…
Recent Blog PostMay 13, 2015 -
From Strawberry Soup to a Chocolate Fountain: Fair Trade Shabbat Confirmation by Rabbi Robin Damsky, West Suburban Temple Har Zion This past Shabbat was our confirmation. Each year I work with the tenth and eleventh grade classes with a special educational focus to prepare them for this day. The study is always social justice connected, but the […]
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It All Begins with the Artisans
There would be no fair trade Judaica products if it weren't for the hard work and creativity of the artisans. In addition, they share with us the richness of their cultural heritage by using traditional craft methods, like weaving on a backstrap looms, as well as the colors and designs they have inherited.
We are proud to bring you the faces behind these fair trade Judaica products, and share some of the stories of the people who touch our lives with their work.
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