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By Ilana Angel

2 weeks ago

I went to bed sad and woke up sad. The kind of sadness you can’t do anything to fix, just need to ride it out. It is 6:00 pm and not only am I still in bed,... More.

  • Meeting Hillary Clinton

    By Ilana Angel

    2 weeks ago

    On September 11, 2000, I met William Jefferson Clinton, who was President of the United States at the time. I also met his wife and First Lady, Hillary... More.

  • God Bless You

    By Ilana Angel

    2 weeks ago

    Today I saw a man on the freeway off ramp with a sign telling people he was an unemployed carpenter and needed help. Last week I had a rather vivid... More.

  • Bravery and Brilliance after Rape

    By Ilana Angel

    3 weeks ago

    To the woman who wrote this letter, who experienced this violence, who shared her bravery, who will forever be a light in the darkness for countless... More.

  • Memorial Day 2016

    By Ilana Angel

    May 29, 2016 | 7:08 am

    Every single day, including this Memorial Day, someone will die or be injured while serving this country on our behalf.  It is our duty to remember that... More.

  • Dating 101: Setting up a Blind Date

    By Ilana Angel

    May 28, 2016 | 6:46 pm

    Several months ago I went on a date with a man who was lovely, but there was no spark. On paper we made sense, but in person we didn’t really have... More.

  • Enough Cancer

    By Ilana Angel

    May 26, 2016 | 9:05 am

    Cancer is vicious. There is no method to her madness and nobody is safe from her wrath. Cancer took my father and I will forever be haunted by the... More.

  • Flirting at the Carwash

    By Ilana Angel

    May 25, 2016 | 3:34 pm

    I got a carwash today. I pulled up to drop off my car, gathered my things and turned to open the door when the young man who was going to vacuum my car... 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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