Jewish Journal

Special day for special needs

by Tess Cutler

November 13, 2014 | 2:43 pm

Shlomo and Danielle Meyers underneath the chuppah on their wedding day. Photo by Christine Marie Photography

"Do you want to start or should I?” asked Shlomo Meyers, the more brazen of the two. His bashful wife, Danielle, gave him the... read full article

  • Advice for after the vows

    by Kylie Ora Lobell

    November 13, 2014 | 2:33 pm

    Before most couples get married, they don’t know what to expect. They’re excited and scared, but ready to make one of their biggest life decisions:...

  • Inclusion and intermarriage

    by Rabbi Zach Shapiro

    November 13, 2014 | 2:20 pm

    "Do you officiate at interfaith marriages?” 

    It’s a common question for many rabbis in our day, especially when the intermarriage rate is reported to...

  • Milken Archive’s new wedding album

    by Rick Schultz

    November 13, 2014 | 2:15 pm

    So you’re getting married and trying to decide what music to play on the big day. You could choose Pachelbel’s “Canon” for the processional and Bach’s...

  • Richard Gere to star in Joseph Cedar movie filmed in Israel

    by JTA

    October 13, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    Actor Richard Gere is set to star in a new film by award-winning Israeli director Joseph Cedar.

    Cedar also wrote the screenplay for the movie, which...

  • Married couples’ contract ensures they can divorce fairly

    by Ryan Torok

    September 10, 2014 | 2:28 pm

    "I don’t get a rose until I sign,” Esther Macner said, as she and her husband, Chaim Plotzker, sat with a notary and reviewed a two-page postnuptial...

  • Esther Macner: Agunah advocate promotes post-nuptials

    by Ryan Torok

    September 3, 2014 | 12:40 pm

    At 62, Esther Macner radiates feistiness and confidence. 

    During a recent interview at the Journal’s headquarters, she described herself as an...

  • On a Birthright trip, love is born

    by Claudia Boyd-Barrett

    September 3, 2014 | 11:29 am

    Sagi Alkobi almost didn’t go on the Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

    It was August 2008, and the then-20-year-old student at The City University of New...

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