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  • The Social Network, Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg

    By Ilana Angel

    October 12, 2010 | 9:04 am

    I went to see the new David Fincher movie “The Social Network” this past weekend.  It was brilliant.  Even if it were not based on a true story, it would still be brilliant.  It is a great film about compelling people.  The fact that it is “real”, only makes it better, but... read on

  • JDate Checks In To Check Me Out

    By Ilana Angel

    October 9, 2010 | 8:40 am

    I am having lunch today with some people who work at JDate.  My regular readers know that I have agreed to do all my online dating through JDate until the end of the year.  They feel that I can meet my Beshert online and JDate is the place where it will happen and since I only date... read on

  • Insomnia Is Bad, Friday is Good – Shabbat Shalom

    By Ilana Angel

    October 8, 2010 | 9:23 am

    I love sleeping.  Really, really love it.  I love my bed, clean high thread count sheets, fluffy pillows and comfy pajamas.  I love all the things that contribute to a good nights sleep.  Sadly, the one thing I am missing in my search for the perfect nights rest, is the ability to... read on

  • The Motion Picture & Television Fund Needs To Remember Charlie Chaplin

    By Ilana Angel

    October 7, 2010 | 11:36 am

    I went to an event this week that was raising awareness for the plight of the residents of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s long-term care facility.  It was put on by an organization called Saving the Lives of Our Own and was held at The Renberg Theater in Hollywood.

    It was... read on

  • Gay Teen Suicide: Rest in Peace Asher, Raymond, Tyler, Billy & Seth

    By Ilana Angel

    October 5, 2010 | 8:07 am

    Tall, short, fat, thin, smart, simple, gay or straight, I love my son.  He is the single most important thing in my life and there is nothing I would not do for him, or anything he could do that would make me not love him.  His joy is my joy and his pain is my own.  I cannot imagine... read on

  • Dr. Laura Schlessinger Needs To Stop Talking

    By Ilana Angel

    October 4, 2010 | 11:58 pm

    When I think about people who have no clue, I often think of Dr. Laura Schlessinger.  She said that as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22, and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following response is an open letter to... read on

  • Jewish Convicted Felons, A Bus to San Quentin & Getting Set Up On Dates

    By Ilana Angel

    October 4, 2010 | 9:29 am

    My last boyfriend was a convicted felon. He served time for drug possession.  When we met he had been out of prison and sober for years.  We didn’t break up because he was a felon, but rather because he was a liar and douchelord.  I was convinced for a long time losing him was a... 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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