Jewish Journal

My First Christmas

By Elliot Steingart

December 28, 2012 | 10:01 am

Losing Virginity

When my girlfriend invited me to church on Christmas Eve I hid under the kitchen table hoping she would not find me. She did, however. With no way out, I agreed to celebrate Christmas for... read on

  • Jewish Journal Holiday Party

    By Elliot Steingart

    December 20, 2012 | 11:39 am

    My girlfriend complains I don’t teach her about Judaism but it’s not for a lack of trying.  During Chanukah I explained that the candle burned for eight nights.

    “It was the oil, not the candle.” She corrected me.

    Like she was there!  She asks me to take her to synagogue, a... read on

  • Bonus Gift

    By Elliot Steingart

    December 14, 2012 | 10:40 am

    For Hanukkah I gave my girlfriend a bag of toiletries from TJ Maxx. From the moment I heard her say “You left the price tags on,” I knew I was in a heap of trouble.

    “It's a bonus gift,” began my cop out.

    “You didn't even take the time to wrap the gifts.” She sighed. “It's like... read on

  • Heroic Effort

    By Elliot Steingart

    December 5, 2012 | 10:42 am

    I'm amazed by stories of heroism. I caught a snippet on the local news about a three year old boy who saved his grandma's life by calling 911. “That little boy is a hero,” said ABC 7 General Assignment Reporter, Robert Holguin.

    Heroes sometimes save lives. Sometimes heroes do... read on