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April 27, 2017 Newsletter
  Iyar 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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SALE on Kiddush Cups/Candlestick
Sets for Spring Wedding Gifts

Kiddish SetTreat your favorite couple to this beautifully hand painted Kiddush Cup and Candlestick Set, while it’s on sale (25% off) through May 31. It’s the perfect gift for weddings (and Lag B’Omer is just around the corner!). Made in Chile by fair trade artisans, their beauty and simplicity will add elegance to any Shabbat and holiday table.

Fair Trade Shabbat - May 12-13, 2017

Save Friday/Saturday May 12 - 13 for this year's Fair Trade Shabbat program (Parshat Emor). Thousands of people around the world will be celebrating World Fair Trade Day, and Fair Trade Judaica has put together a unique program and lots of resources for synagogues and other groups to observe this day Jewishly. Check out our resources here, and please sign up! We are excited to partner with the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative Movement.
World Fair Trade Day 2017

ORDER Chocolate before summer
shipping rates begin May 1

Stock Up on ChocolateFair Trade Judaica is proud to partner with T’ruah and Equal Exchange on our Jewish Fair Trade Partnership. During the summer months, from May 1 – September 30, Equal Exchange must use insulated materials to keep the chocolate’s high quality standards; this requires an additional fee. For retail purchases, shop here and for wholesale purchases, shop here.

A Deep Dive into Ethical Label Claims

Cocoa FarmerRead this discerning and helpful article by Fair World Project that explains the claims behind “fair trade” and other ethical label claims. If you reference the original Washington Post infographic, make sure to read all the comments at the end.

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