Jewish Journal

No Schmaltz Jason Alexander

By Mihal Levy

January 7, 2010 | 2:47 pm

Move over Valerie Bertinelli, there’s a Jew (I mean-new) spokesperson for Jenny Craig; Jason Alexander.

You don’t have to be the ex-wife of a rockstar to represent Jenny Craig.  In fact,... read on

  • Candy Hearts and Thongs

    By Mihal Levy

    January 6, 2010 | 3:48 pm

    What better way to start the year than to fast forward to February or even June? 

    Sometimes I wonder if we actually follow a solar calendar or a retail one.  Chanukah trinkets, menorahs and ornaments still fill the clearance sections of most stores, while Valentine’s Day... read on

  • Leather Goods, Trinkets and Equality

    By Mihal Levy

    December 29, 2009 | 4:31 pm

    Mexico City has now legalized gay marriage.  What is wrong with Los Angeles?  And they had the Roman Catholic Church to deal with, we have Orange County.

    According to the AFP, Javier Lozano Barragan, a Mexican cardinal, stated earlier this month that homosexuals and transexuals... read on

  • Silent Night

    By Mihal Levy

    December 24, 2009 | 4:06 pm

    It is the day of the eve of…you know. 

    I can’t believe it is already that time of year.  Where did 2009 go?  And where was I the whole time it was passing me by?

    The busy shopping, Hallmark-driven town stops for one night a year.  Three hundred and sixty four days of madness and... read on

  • When The Hubby’s Away

    By Mihal Levy

    December 23, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    When the hubby’s away, it’s the little things I miss most.

    It is the things I don’t think about until he is gone.  (And he was gone for three weeks, so I had plenty of time to think about it.  He is often gone and on the road as a professional guitarist…but some things you just... read on

  • Dating, Sex and a Rabbi?

    By Mihal Levy

    December 21, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    A rabbi who is an expert on dating and sex?  Is it just me or is that an oxymoron?

    A particular rabbi, not to mention any names, has made a killing off of his ‘expertise’ about how to romance a woman, why men cheat and what it is like to be a superstar (of course piggy backing on... read on

  • Multi-Tiered and Multi-Scammed

    By Mihal Levy

    December 18, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    There are two kinds of people in the world: those that send you a birth announcement with a catalog and order form from their multi-tiered pyramid business, and those who do not.  I would just like to meet more of the “do nots.”

    I am beginning to think the world is not round, but... read on

  • The Happiest Place On Earth Is Not

    By Mihal Levy

    December 17, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    For Hanukkah I decided to treat my son to a special time at Disneyland.  And although we have annual passes, this time would be different.  We would spend the night at a local hotel in Anaheim and head to Disneyland again the next day.

    My son was elated.  We got up early and packed... 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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