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  • Dancing With The Stars New Cast Break Down: Train Wrecks Guaranteed

    By Ilana Angel

    August 30, 2010 | 6:54 pm

    It’s official!  We have a new cast for the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars.  It’s an interesting group.  Some people make perfect sense and have been a long time coming, while others are very confusing.  In most cases the stars are dancing with dancers, but in some... read on

  • Miracle On JDate - The Impossible Has Happened

    By Ilana Angel

    August 29, 2010 | 8:05 pm

    After two months on JDate, I finally had a date.  To clarify, it was actually my third date since deciding to date exclusively on JDate for six months.  This is the first one however, that does not make me sick to talk about.  To review, I only date Jewish men, and so in an attempt... read on

  • Happy Birthday Gilad Shalit

    By Ilana Angel

    August 29, 2010 | 9:28 am

    Yesterday was Gilad Shalit’s birthday.  He turned 24, and marked his birthday by spending his fourth year in captivity.  Can any of us wrap our heads around what four years feels like?  Look at the last four years of your lives, and think of ten memorable things that have happened.... read on

  • Black, White, Gay, Straight, Jew, Gentile, Human - Remembering Emmett and Mamie Till

    By Ilana Angel

    August 28, 2010 | 12:17 pm

    Emmett Till was a 14 year old African American boy from Chicago, whose mother sent him to Mississippi for the summer to visit his cousins.  One day he went to the grocery store to buy candy.  At the store, it was reported he whistled at a white woman.  Later that week, he was... read on

  • Tiger Woods is a Liar & Elin Nordegren is Classy but Naive

    By Ilana Angel

    August 26, 2010 | 8:43 am

    The Ex Mrs. Woods gave her first and only interview to People magazine this week.  She says she wants us all to know she did not have any idea her husband was living a double life.  Thanks for telling us, but why talk now?  She has been silent for months, and insists she is private... read on

  • Is Being a High School Freshman Harder For a Boy or His Mom?

    By Ilana Angel

    August 25, 2010 | 8:38 am

    My son attended his Freshman Orientation at high school this week.  I volunteered to help out and spent the day at school with a few of the other parents from our middle school.  It was a long, very hot day, and my son left feeling very excited to start high school life.

    It was an... read on

  • Real Housewives of New Jersey:  You Are Not Carmelo Soprano Caroline!

    By Ilana Angel

    August 24, 2010 | 12:59 am

    I am happy this show is over.  Not because I don’t enjoy watching it, but because I am hoping they clean house, and come back next year with some fresh faces.  They need to get a fabulous Jew in there, and start over.  It’s time for the Sopranos to make a hit and hide the body.

    ... 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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