Jewish Journal

  • Biggest Loser with my Sister “TOVA”

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 2, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    Tova is my 25 year-old-sister. She looks a lot like Kim Kardashian. I am 11 years older than her and she frequently enjoys reminding me how much older I am than her on a regular basis.  She works for a very cool Hotel in Beverly Hills and regularly brags about the many celebrities... read on

  • The Biggest Loser Is HERE

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 1, 2011 | 6:47 pm

    I come from a pretty big family. I am the eldest of seven kids. There are four girls and three boys. My brother and I are the only ones married. Everyone else was born in the ninety’s. They are the typical millenial children with electronic devices attached to their belly buttons... read on

  • Hi My Name is Chava, And I am a TV-holic

    By Chava Tombosky

    May 25, 2011 | 3:36 pm

    I’ve done it. It’s true. I am full of shame and unrelenting disappointment in myself. But after ten years of being TV free, I have finally caved.  The cable guy wore me down. Being in social conversations where I felt like the odd man out wore me down. Not getting the chance to... read on

  • Reveling in Bin Laden’s Death Part 2

    By Chava Tombosky

    May 19, 2011 | 5:47 pm

    Obviously this has been a very hot topic and many people have been weighing in their opinions on the matter. I’ve had a lot of different comments posted, some very insightful, others clouded by emotion, and some just plain scary postal. One of my dear friends who is a proponent and... read on

  • Should we Celebrate Bin Laden’s death or not?

    By Chava Tombosky

    May 11, 2011 | 1:29 pm

    This past week when Osama Bin Laden was finally laid to rest, I couldn’t help but notice the many tweeter feeds that were clearly uncomfortable with celebrating his death.  Contrarily, I was not feeling a tinge of guilt while celebrating myself, and wondered if this attitude I had... read on

  • Choose Life

    By Chava Tombosky

    April 10, 2011 | 8:07 pm

    The Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony marks the moment in time a Jewish child leaves his youth to enter adulthood. According to Jewish tradition the tender age of 12 for a girl and 13 for a boy, is a pivotal age when we appoint our children into taking responsibility for their own actions as... read on

  • Pa Pa Pa Poker Face

    By Chava Tombosky

    March 21, 2011 | 8:39 pm

    This year I spent my birthday in the airport. I had arrived at the gate one whole hour early.  Lucky for me I married a man who has an internal clock that keeps me on time despite my reckless ability to manage my schedule.  We decided to take a cab with a newfound friend and when we... read on

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