Jewish Journal

Meet the Steingarts

By Elliot Steingart

September 27, 2012 | 10:44 am

It's never easy meeting a boyfriend or girlfriend's parents. I introduced my girlfriend to my parents the weekend before Yom Kippur. I just couldn't wait for judgement day. I experienced... read on

  • New Year Reminder

    By Elliot Steingart

    September 19, 2012 | 10:45 am

    Rosh Hashana is the only new year that I have to be reminded of. If my dental office can call me three days before my appointment I would expect Chabad's solicitation letter much earlier in the week. I only found out on Friday that Rosh Hashana would fall on Monday. It's hard... read on

  • Forward Engagements

    By Elliot Steingart

    September 12, 2012 | 10:23 am

    Relationships evolve over time. I recall when hope and change brought my girlfriend and me together. She was the new girl in my office. I promised hope when I offered to drive her to work without knowing I would inherit the disaster known as her driving.

    We've had enough... read on

  • Refund Request

    By Elliot Steingart

    September 6, 2012 | 9:35 am

    We don't often think about who pioneered the old adage that "The customer is always right." I imagine that far from making a simple request, this individual (probably Jewish) approached a manager about a situation that could have easily been resolved. The famous words, “Excuse me!... read on