Jewish Journal

Andrea Gappell

  • Fibber Seeks Same

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    If there's any truth to the Yiddish proverb "a half truth is a whole lie," then there is a whole lotta lyin' going

    on in the Jewish dating scene. It's time to start telling the truth about who's not telling the truth in the world of Internet dating.

    Let's look at one site that...

  • A Whole Lotta Latkes Going On

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Chanukah has always been celebrated with gusto in my family. Even back in the day, when my brother and I fought over who would light the candles on each of the eight nights, food always took center stage. We nibbled on homemade dreidel cookies with sugar sprinkles, devoured bags of...

  • Out of Egypt

    April 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    At every Passover seder, in each generation, Jews are reminded to see themselves as though they came out of Egypt in person.

    I used to count paragraphs in the Maxwell House haggadah to figure out which parts of the story I would read and how long it would be until dinner. Asking the...

  • Déjà Vu, All Over Again

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When my dance card is empty, I can always count on JDate, the premier Jewish dating service on the Internet, to provide a tango partner.

    Logging on at 1 a.m., I peruse the candidates within my "desired date age range," finding a man who looks interesting and is actually willing to...