A Rap About Putting Pot In Your Latkes Will Get You In The Hanukkah Spirit

You might make your latkes with cheese, onions, or sweet potatoes — but musician Abby Dorsey would encourage you to add some weed.

Everyone knows that latkes are the single greatest savory holiday food. It’s an undisputed fact. The oily, fried, delicious potato pancakes are traditionally served during Hanukkah, and everyone looks forward to them. Since the ingredient list to make latkes is fairly short, it’s easy to spice them up with a little something extra. You might make your Read the full article…

Pot-Infused Jewish Foods Bing Readied For Colorado Cannabis Shops

ll edibles have to be packaged into specific THC servings, and for salmon, potency has been an inexact science.

COLORADO: In recent years, marijuana has undergone a serious image overhaul, leading to, among other things, its legalization in several states. With pot no longer relegated to back alley use, shouldn’t marijuana edibles get an upgrade too? Do you really always want a brownie or candy bar? Why not release an entire line of savory pot-packed Read the full article…

Rabbi Says It’s Kosher To Smoke Weed During Passover

Passover begins tonight, April 3, and continues through April 11, which means that a large portion of the Jewish population won’t be consuming anything made with grains. While beer and liquor drinkers may be out of luck, those who smoke cannabis are in the clear. New York City-based rabbi Ben Greenberg, who was head of Read the full article…

Blazin’ Seder: How To Incorporate Marijuana Into Your Passover Celebration

So what’s the best way to blaze up during Passover? Well, there’s actually a ton of awesome ways to sneak a little Mary J into the fun. Just don’t tell the kids. Or do. I won’t tell you how to live your life.

I don’t know about you, but whenever I approach a Jewish holiday, my first thought is: wouldn’t this be SO MUCH BETTER with a little bit of pot? Oh come on, like you haven’t thought about it too. It’s led me to get a little creative in my rituals. My family and I use joints instead of candles on the menorah during Hanukkah, we Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp Of Approval

Kosher marijuana could soon be available to Orthodox Jews in New York State — but only on doctor’s orders.

NEW YORK:  Kosher marijuana could soon be available to Orthodox Jews in New York State — but only on doctor’s orders. Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO of the Orthodox Union’s kosher certification agency, said he has held “preliminary discussions” with several companies interested in obtaining a kosher seal of approval for medical marijuana. The move comes Read the full article…

For Berkeley Jews, Medical Cannabis Is Ethical Imperative

Elie Green (from left), Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal show off Doc Green's topical cannabis lotions.

CALIFORNIA: If you want to traffic in stereotypes, Elie Green, Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal — the founders of Doc Green’s, which makes healing cannabis ointments and lotions — look pretty much like what you might imagine when you hear, “Berkeley-based medical marijuana collective.” That is, of course, until they open their mouths and tell you they’re Read the full article…

For Berkeley Jews, Medical Cannabis Is Ethical Imperative

Elie Green (from left), Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal show off Doc Green's topical cannabis lotions.

CALIFORNIA: If you want to traffic in stereotypes, Elie Green, Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal — the founders of Doc Green’s, which makes healing cannabis ointments and lotions — look pretty much like what you might imagine when you hear, “Berkeley-based medical marijuana collective.” That is, of course, until they open their mouths and tell you they’re Read the full article…

Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith To Medical Marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey.

Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith To Medical Marijuana

Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn with D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser at the Takoma Wellness Center.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey.

A Flourishing $40 Million Medical Marijuana Industry Helps Israelis Forget

Holocaust survivor Moshe Rute, a resident at Hadarim nursing home, where he smokes cannabis daily to fight chronic pain.

ISRAEL: On a recent afternoon in Kibbutz Naan, near the city of Rehovot, Israel, Moshe Rute took a hefty puff from his pot pipe, with the blessing of the government. His hands stopped convulsing, and he drifted into the story of how cannabis had done for him something that no person could—help him forget. A “Holocaust Read the full article…