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December 2016 Newsletter
  Kislev 5777

FTJ envisions a world where Jewish consumers recognize fair trade as an expression of core Jewish values, seek out fair trade Judaica products, and use their purchasing power to support thriving communities of artisans around the world.

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Your tax deductible gift helps us provide assistance and support to fair trade artisans around the world, so that they, their families and communities can live with economic and social stability.


Last Chance to Get Your
Guilt Free Gelt before Chanukah

Guilt-free Gelt Support the Divine Chocolate fair trade farmers through purchasing their delicious fair trade kosher (OU dairy) gelt – the best you’ve ever tasted! Purchasing Fair Trade products ensures that the supply chain is free of forced labor and that farmers are paid a sustainable price for their cocoa crop - We’ve sold out the last few years and have increased our order this year. Available in milk or dark chocolate.
For RETAIL purchases, visit our own Chanukah page. You can purchase 1 bag of 13 coins, a 10 pack or a 30 pack.

Menorahs, and Dreidels and Banners, Oh My!

There are more fair trade menorahs, dreidels and banners than ever before! Check out the variety of wire and bead menorahs from South Africa, a brand new dreidel made from the tagua nut in Ecuador, and our favorite paper cut Chanukah banner on Fair Trade Judaica's website. Purchases made by Tuesday 12/20 are assured arrival before Chanukah.
Chanukah Banner
Tagua Nut Dreidel Farming/Gardening Menorah

NEW Ideas for Celebrating Chanukah

Looking for a Special Chanukah Gift?

Not sure what the exact right Chanukah gift is? Our new selection of gift cards is just the right answer! We have gift cards ranging from $18 to $100 for use at our online store. Gift Card
one hundred under 100 book Fair Trade Judaica is so honored that Advisory Board member, Betsy Teutsch, has donated 25 copies of her new inspiring book "100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women" to help further FTJ's educational work. Betsy discovered the power of fair trade in the course of researching the book and has identified it as one of the 100 Tools. Click here for more info and to order.

New Products Coming in 2017

We’re so excited to share two new products with you in January; both grew out of our 2016 Guatemala trip! A new Peace Salaam Shalom banner, woven on a backstrap loom that we had made for the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom’s conference, and a new felted hamsa dove mobile.
Peace Salaam Shalom Banner Hamsa Felt Mobile

Fair Trade Shabbat 2017

Fair Trade Shabbat 2017 is scheduled for Friday/Saturday May 12-13, Parshat Emor. Please contact Ilana for more details available in January.

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