Jewish Journal

Stephen A. Simon

  • Learning ‘Romance’ Language

    July 16, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Learning 'Romance' Language

    Berlitz won't help. You can't listen to tapes in the car. And the Foreign Service programs ignore it completely.

    It's a "romance" language, but the subjunctive is the least of your problems.


  • Love Lessons From ‘The Godfather’’

    June 18, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    No matter how much we fight it, we all end up with bad family habits, whether it's getting crumbs in the margarine container or leaving the silencer in the trunk.

    Romantic relationships are confusing. So we search for guidance in many places, including the cinema....

  • Grandkids Inc.

    June 4, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Grandkids Inc.

    Until children reach a certain age, parents seethem simply as beloved offspring. Flesh of their flesh. Withbittersweet nostalgia, they remember all, from the Gerber days tograduation day.

    But then it happens: the transformation.

    Suddenly, when your parents look...

  • Singles

    May 21, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    James Cameron's "Titanic" was huge. The boat, themovie, the box office -- all huge. Titanic even means huge, althoughthe name they chose for the ship sounds better than the "R.M.S.Huge," or the other name they considered: "We're Talking Big."

    Now a warning: This article discusses the...

  • Singles

    April 2, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    So you've finally decided to place a personal ad.Can't believe you waited so long. Just describe yourself, the personyou want to meet and -- Shazam! Couple of phone calls, cafe, Italianrestaurant, and you'll be on your way.

    Easier than finding mustard at a hot dogconvention. Maybe you...