Jewish Journal

God Did WHAT?!

By Mihal Levy

April 17, 2011 | 8:49 pm

Trying to explain Passover to my son seems almost worse than explaining the birds and the bees (and I already got that out of the way; seed+egg=baby.  Much simpler than discussing the... read on

  • I’m No Quitter, Really

    By Mihal Levy

    March 21, 2011 | 3:37 pm

    I don’t usually quit anything, but when it comes to mommy groups I guess you can say I may be a quitter after all.  Read my full story here: Kveller.com  Kveller; A Jewish Twist On Parenting

  • Shooting in Woodland Hills Outside of My Old High School

    By Mihal Levy

    January 19, 2011 | 7:12 pm

    A shooting in Woodland Hills?  Couldn’t be?  Shootings don’t happen there.  Don’t they only happen in bad neighborhoods like Brentwood, last time I checked?  I was shocked to find out that there was a shooting in Woodland Hills, and of all places, my high school.  Well, even... read on

  • Chuck E. Cheese’s With Gwen Stefani And Our Sons

    By Mihal Levy

    January 17, 2011 | 3:20 pm

    I was back at Chuck E. Cheese’s again this past weekend.  I guess I can not get enough of that place.  (See recent story: Chuck E. Cheeses: Table For One)  However, this time I was not alone.  I was with my son, the paparazzi, and a famous family.

    We were invited to a birthday party... read on

  • Chuck E. Cheese’s: Table For One

    By Mihal Levy

    December 30, 2010 | 12:40 pm

    It is funny how I usually don’t have enough time to myself, but when I do, I don’t know what to do.  (Catch up on sleep, emails, cleaning, chores or something fun for myself?)  But of all things, Chuck E. Cheese’s ended up not being a bad idea for a mommy’s day off.

    I am starting to... read on

  • Mazal Tov to Natalie Portman (Mother-To-Be) and The Man She Keeps On His Toes

    By Mihal Levy

    December 27, 2010 | 5:12 pm

    After a time of pirouettes and pointe shoes, Black Swan’s leading lady and her onset dance coach Benjamin Millepied have something else keeping them on their toes; a bun in the oven.

    People magazine announced that Portman and Millepied are engaged and expecting their first child... read on

  • Five (Jewish) Ways to Celebrate Xmas

    By Mihal Levy

    December 25, 2010 | 11:24 am

    With all the hype over Xmas, what is a Jew to do today?  How about joining the celebration?  Why not?  After all JC was Jewish.

    Here are five ways to celebrate:

    1) Red Box your day.  (For the cost of a soft drink at a vending machine, you can get a movie.  How can you go wrong? ... read on

  • Merry Brismas

    By Mihal Levy

    December 23, 2010 | 11:50 am

    While everyone was at the mall shopping for Christmas gifts, I was there with my son shopping for a gift for a bris we were going to the next day.  You might have seen me with my son.  He was the one yelling at Santa to stop wishing us a Merry Christmas every time we passed by the... read on

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Mihal Levy used to collect degrees as a hobby.  After receiving her B.S. and M.S. degrees, she worked as a psychotherapist and research scientist before continuing her hobby of...

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