Jewish Journal

The Private Lives of Shawn and Larry King

By Ilana Angel

June 10, 2010 | 7:16 am

Shawn and Larry King

There are reports today that Shawn King, the wife of CNN’s Larry King, overdosed on pills, and that perhaps it was a suicide attempt.  Clearly it was a slow news day, since this... read on

  • Tom Arnold Is A Mensch

    By Ilana Angel

    June 9, 2010 | 12:38 am

    People assume Tom Arnold converted to Judaism, but the fact is, the high profile actor and comedian, was born a Jew.  Though it’s hardly a well-known part of his average Joe persona, Arnold’s mother and her family were Jewish.

    In an interview with The Jewish Journal, Arnold... read on

  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey – Don’t Shoosh Me!

    By Ilana Angel

    June 8, 2010 | 12:38 pm

    This show used to be fun to watch.  They were a great bunch of ladies, and even though they were wealthy, and lead privileged lives, they were relatable.  You could picture them as your neighbor and friend.  That was then, and this is now.

    Danielle has sucked the joy out of watching... read on

  • The Bachelorette & The Rabbi’s Daughter

    By Ilana Angel

    June 8, 2010 | 7:48 am

    Let me begin by saying I love The Bachelor/Bachelorette shows.  Not only do I love them, but I believe the process can work.  There have been contestants over the years I have loved, and others, not so much.  I have never however, had such a dislike of any contestant, as I have for... read on

  • A Teenager, A Single Mom, A Headache & A Goal

    By Ilana Angel

    June 6, 2010 | 11:45 pm

    I love my son.  He is a remarkable young man, and I am over the moon for him.  Always have been.  He is smart, funny, charming, and caring.  It’s been him and I for a long time, and he has a sweet and protective heart.  I know that he loves me, and that is a great feeling.

    Being... read on

  • The Real Housewives of New York City, Crazytown Goes On Hiatus

    By Ilana Angel

    June 4, 2010 | 9:30 am

    We start off the season finale at The Pierre Hotel, for a walk through with Ramona and her wedding planner.  She picks her room, is very excited, and so the “wedding” finally comes.  She is so giddy and cute, that I find myself very happy for her.  I guess 17 is the milestone... read on

  • Broadway For Dummies: Lesson #1: Don’t Go If You’re Homophobic

    By Ilana Angel

    June 3, 2010 | 1:52 am

    Last night I went to see the Broadway classic, “A Chorus Line”, at The Pantages Theater in Los Angeles.  I went with my teenage son, and we were both looking forward to seeing it, as neither one of us ever had.  The tickets were a generous gift from friends, and so we headed out... read on

  • Real Housewives of NYC Favorite, Sonja Morgan, Is Fabulous, But A Drunk Driver

    By Ilana Angel

    June 2, 2010 | 5:23 pm

    My beloved Sonja Morgan was arrested during the wee hours of the morning, following the Memorial Day holiday, for driving while drunk.  Not only did she fail a field sobriety test, she was also cited for “driving without a fastened seatbelt, failure to keep right, and failure to... read on

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Ilana Angel writes two blogs for JewishJournal.com. KEEPING THE FAITH is about her worldview as a single Jewish mother, and KEEPING IT REAL is all about reality television....

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