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Seeing Happiness

By Ilana Angel

3 weeks ago

On my walk today I saw these two women on the ground as I was approaching them. I was not sure if someone was hurt and needed help, so I was immediately... More.

  • Forgiveness & Saying Sorry to Yourself

    By Ilana Angel

    3 weeks ago

    I had a great weekend. There was learning, happiness, a touch of magic, and a small emotional breakdown. It felt quite real at the time it was... More.

  • Haunted by History

    By Ilana Angel

    3 weeks ago

    Yesterday I was with someone I care about very much and at a rather unfortunate moment, I had a bit of an emotional breakdown. It was horrible and I... More.

  • Introducing My Son to Prince

    By Ilana Angel

    April 28, 2016 | 5:28 pm

    I have loved Prince since I was 17 years old. Really, really, really, loved him. I thought he was talented, sweet, and the sexiest man I had ever seen.... More.

  • Motherhood & Dating Boots

    By Ilana Angel

    April 27, 2016 | 9:51 pm

    My son was away at Coachella for four days. I was so excited he was coming home I thought I might bust. It was hard for me to not cry when he walked... More.

  • Coachella, New York City, Jerry’s Deli & Passover

    By Ilana Angel

    April 21, 2016 | 9:56 pm

    As a Jewish mother of a music-loving child, I am offended Coachella is happening over Passover. I appreciate it is scheduled over two weekends, but my... More.

  • The Heartbreaking Loss of Prince

    By Ilana Angel

    April 21, 2016 | 5:13 pm

    I remember the exact moment I fell in love with Prince. I was in a theater watching Purple Rain, and I have a vivid memory of knowing in my soul that I... More.

  • “Thanks for Listening” - A Guest Blog

    By Ilana Angel

    April 19, 2016 | 5:10 pm

    I was talking to my gorgeous and funny older sister Roni yesterday, and told her how tired I was. I explained between being busy at work, having a book... 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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