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Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

By Ilana Angel

December 16, 2011 | 8:49 am

I wished an older lady at Whole Foods Happy Holidays this week and was immediately reprimanded for not saying Merry Christmas.  She looked me straight in the eye and said something along... read on

  • Premarital Sex, Orthodox Jews & Censorship

    By Ilana Angel

    December 15, 2011 | 9:57 am

    Stern College for Women is part of Yeshiva University of Manhattan.  It is an Orthodox Jewish school, and while it has classes that are religious based and not, it is a religious campus and the rules and regulations of Orthodoxy are followed.  Even if it means censorship.

    Earlier... read on

  • A Rainy Day in Los Angeles is Hell on Earth

    By Ilana Angel

    December 13, 2011 | 1:26 am

    It rained on Monday in Los Angeles.  This means I thought about killing people for most of the day. By killing them of course I mean I wanted to get out of my car, knock on their windows, and ask what the hell they were doing. I wouldn’t have had time to kill anyone because the... read on

  • Prayers For My Mother

    By Ilana Angel

    December 11, 2011 | 10:43 pm

    My mother has unexpectedly been admitted to the hospital and I am asking that those of you who pray please send prayers her way. 

    She is a remarkable woman, Mother, Grandmother, friend, and human being.

    I love her as she loves me, which is unmeasurable, and I want her home.

    I will see you soon Mummy.

    Keep the faith.

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  • Mothers, Fathers, Memories & Bar Mitzvahs

    By Ilana Angel

    December 8, 2011 | 10:06 pm

    When my doctor told me I was pregnant, I fainted.  I was 29 years old and my lifelong dream was to be a mother, so when it was confirmed, after years of trying, it was too much joy to handle I simply fainted.  It was a wonderful day and the love I felt for my child at that exact... read on

  • Single for the Holidays vs. Desperate Online Dating

    By Ilana Angel

    December 8, 2011 | 12:44 am

    I love the holidays.  From the sound of kids laughing at Hanukkah, the smell of latkes, Christmas carols in the mall, gorgeous wrapping paper, Kleenex and diamond commercials that make me cry, to people being in the holiday spirit, it all makes me happy.  There is something magical... read on

  • A Freezing Winter Day in Los Angeles

    By Ilana Angel

    December 7, 2011 | 9:09 am

    I grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and I know what winter is.  Cold, dark, snow, ice, wind, all of it.  Days when your actual bones shiver, and spending 15 minutes getting into a snowsuit, to then spend 15 minutes getting the ice off the car is just not worth it so you stay... read on

  • I LOVE YOU JONAH

    By Ilana Angel

    December 4, 2011 | 1:00 pm

    Dear Jonah,

    I love you.  You are a brave young man and I am holding you close to my heart.  I feel your sadness, pain, confusion, fear and hope.  Hold on Jonah because this too shall pass, even though it feels like it never will.  You are blessed with courage and your video is... read on

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