Jewish Journal

I Dreamed a Dream

By Chava Tombosky

January 25, 2011 | 9:12 pm

Recently I have wondered about the reality of dreams as I have had three recent episodes where I have woken up a few short minutes before dawn in a literal jolt- we’re talking heart... read on

  • I’d Like to Thank The Academy- I Mean The Journal

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 9, 2011 | 9:12 pm

    This weekend marks my one-year anniversary for “My Big Fat Jewish Life” blog. Oh well there are so many people to thank. Who shall I start with first?

    I’d like to thank the Journal for allowing me to write down every event in my life as thousands of people take witness to my... read on

  • Jackpot

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 5, 2011 | 12:05 pm

    “Mommy, my friend Zari got some ticket that has promised to win him a billion dollars.”

    “You mean a lottery ticket?”

    “Yes- it’s going to win him a billion dollars!”

    “You said that already. But it’s not going to win him that much. It probably won’t win him... read on

  • The Grateful Call

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 31, 2010 | 4:04 pm

    “When I first spoke to your dad it was in late October/early November of 2008. We were working with the folks in Chico trying to find coverage for them…..And then I met your father, a breath of fresh air.

    ……I could sense a true genuineness in his words about his family, his... read on

  • 3D, The Sally Jesse Raphael Experience

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 28, 2010 | 1:03 pm

    I get it- 3D is back.  Highly evolved technology has morphed itself into bright vivid colors with spectacular images that take you through “Tangled” worlds, fly you through Potter magical spells, and steep your psyche into Narnia adventures.  I just got one question….could they... read on

  • Top 10 Jew Wish list For X-mas

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 23, 2010 | 5:44 pm

    1- A No-traffic day (Don’t think we don’t appreciate this gesture ON christmas- but what about the day before christmas-?)

    2- One lousy coffee shop opened on Christmas morning.

    3- Someone to mistaken our bearded husbands for Santa, which translates into a box of home made cookies.... read on

  • Yentle Barbie?

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 7, 2010 | 9:32 am

    Her name is Rebecca Rubin. Standing eighteen inches tall with fair skin, blue eyes and dirty blonde hair. She is the first “Jewish” American Girl Doll.  They say she lives with her European parents and Russian Bubbie.  I’m thinkin Rebecca may have a little gentile blood in her... read on

  • My Eight Miracle wish list for this Chanukah is:

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 5, 2010 | 7:29 pm

    1. That my own Chanukah Youtube video gets as many hits as the Maccabeat video got eventhough mine was shot on a flip and not some well choreographed spoof dreidle song.

    2. That us Jews can just get one lousy Mall Menorah to reach or extend past the gargantuan X-mas tree placed in... read on

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My Big Fat Jewish life blog is featured in The Huffington Post and The Algemeiner Journal as well as The Jewish Journal. Chava has also written for Farbrengen Magazine, Soul...

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