Jewish Journal

Dan Kacvinski

  • Five years on, Shalit’s imprisonment an open wound for Israel

    June 24, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    Michal Naamani traveled to Jerusalem from her home near Kfar Saba to hand out yellow ribbons to passers-by and bumper stickers to motorists reading “Gilad is alive.”

    Naamani, a high school teacher, felt that she wanted to do something to help captive Israeli soldier Gilad...

  • Custom Chuppah Creations

    August 18, 2009 | 4:34 pm

    Contemporary, traditional, basic, extravagant, artistic, religious — the choices seem endless when deciding what style of chuppah to be married under.

    This seemingly simple decision can be one of the most heartfelt and personal the couple makes during the wedding preparations.

  • First timer says: fly me to the Holy Land

    March 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The Jerusalem stone and glass terminals of Ben-Gurion Airport make for an almost cinematic experience. It was my first time in Israel, and the seemingly unrealistic quality of my journey was further compounded by running into Dr. Ruth Westheimer in the lobby of the Dan Tel Aviv....