Jewish Journal

  • Letting go of holding on

    By Ilana Angel

    September 10, 2009 | 12:39 pm

    At what point does one let go of the past in order to have a future?  Does the past always linger in the back of the mind or can we release it?  Every relationship and experience has value and shapes who we are and has the power to make us stronger and wiser.  The thing is that... read on

  • Important stuff

    By Ilana Angel

    September 9, 2009 | 11:19 am

    1) My Blog is going to have a new name tomorrow!  Changing the name is a technical drag and will be annoying for a quick minute as people adjust but I’m very happy about the change.  Please allow me to officially invite you to the re-launch of my newly re-named Singles Blog... read on

  • Double dipping dating

    By Ilana Angel

    September 8, 2009 | 2:06 pm

    So my friend “Liz” meets “Brian” online and there is a virtual connection so they talk on the phone and have a nice rapport and banter that is comfortable and easy so they meet for a drink and there is a physical attraction.  They talk about life and work and she discovers... read on

  • Hard work pays off

    By Ilana Angel

    September 7, 2009 | 12:57 pm

    I’ve written a couple times that I think relationships take a lot of work but that the work should not be hard, just work.  I was wrong.  I had this romanticized idea that if you were with the right person it should not be that hard.  Turns out that even if you are with the one... read on

  • More Random Stuff

    By Ilana Angel

    September 6, 2009 | 11:37 am

    1. Mike Fleiss has still not called me.  Enough already.  I’m going to break up with you Mike.  By break up with you I mean I’m not going to watch your shows anymore.  By not watch your shows anymore I mean I am only going to watch them on TIVO and never speak about them again. ... read on

  • Dating for Dummies

    By Ilana Angel

    September 5, 2009 | 12:17 pm

    I have officially left the station for the JDate hell train trip I signed up for this week and had my first date last night with “Mr. X”.  I must tell you that no matter how old you get, how cool you think you are and how prepared you trick yourself into believing you are, a... read on

  • Time for thicker skin

    By Ilana Angel

    September 4, 2009 | 12:03 pm

    I don’t understand how it is that people who don’t know me are so readily able to be unkind based on my harmless little blog.  This morning I woke up wondering if my skin was thick enough to be a blogger.  It’s silly really that I would allow a complete stranger to have such... read on

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