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Racism, Jesus & Christmas

By Ilana Angel

December 21, 2011 | 2:53 pm

It’s been an interesting week.  I’ve had very long days at work getting my clients ready for the holidays, plus finals for my son, finding time to go car... More.

  • Happy Hanukkah

    By Ilana Angel

    December 20, 2011 | 5:19 pm

  • Kobe Bryant: The Player vs. The Player

    By Ilana Angel

    December 19, 2011 | 9:01 am

    I remember when Bryant came to play for the Lakers.  The city was excited and even someone like me, who is missing the sports gene, was looking forward to... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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.

  • 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... More.

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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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