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  • Love, Faith, Hope & a Broken Heart

    By Ilana Angel

    March 27, 2013 | 10:22 pm

    It is with a broken heart that I share with you my relationship with the Englishman has ended.  We broke up this week and my heart is shattered. He is a remarkable person and I am disappointed because I have never wanted, or worked so hard, for a relationship to work.  My romantic... read on

  • Praying For Change

    By Ilana Angel

    March 26, 2013 | 3:25 pm

    I pray everyday.  I wake up in prayer and go to sleep in prayer.  A lot of time it is not a prayer as much as it is a conversation with God.  I talk about what is going on so I can put it all out into the universe and hope it comes back in a way that makes things better.  Lately I... read on

  • What is Rape and Who is Jane Doe?

    By Ilana Angel

    March 25, 2013 | 9:20 am

    I have had a rough couple of weeks.  I have been struggling to find my way and it has left me exhausted.  I am worried and afraid about things that I have no control over.  I’m not sure if it is my approaching birthday, the fact that my son has his own car and is out and about on... read on

  • Cat Mobsters: Murder in the Valley

    By Ilana Angel

    March 24, 2013 | 8:25 pm

    I love my home.  I feel happy and safe here.  I have created a comfortable space and proudly raise my son here.  It is comfortable, casual, and inviting. I like to think it has good energy.  I live here with my son and two cats. Fiddles is my son’s cat, and Gopher is Fiddle’s cat. ... read on

  • The Rules of Girlfriend Friendship

    By Ilana Angel

    March 20, 2013 | 8:08 am

    Everyone has their own set of rules when it comes to friendship, myself included.  Those rules can get complicated when you are in love with your best friend, but that is another blog for another day.  When it comes to a girlfriend, I have a very specific stance.  If trust is lost,... read on

  • The Real Secret of Victoria’s Secret - UPDATED

    By Ilana Angel

    March 13, 2013 | 12:03 am

    On my way to work on Tuesday I heard that three Victoria’s Secret Angels were going to be at The Beverly Center mall doing an appearance.  One of the girls was Candice Swanepeol.  She is a South African beauty that serves as the screensaver for my 17 year old son’s laptop.  In an... read on

  • The Joy of Taking a Nap

    By Ilana Angel

    March 11, 2013 | 8:05 am

    I had a lovely weekend.  I spent time with my son, the Englishman, and myself.  I helped my son with a school project, caught up on some work, and went out for dinner and movie with my boyfriend. On Sunday I did something I have not done is a very long time.  I recaptured my youth... 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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