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  • The Great Reveal

    By Rabbi Karen Deitsch

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    From now on, I'll only go on dates in pajamas.

    On Wednesdays.

    At 10:45 p.m.

    Such midweek engagements in sweats and old T-shirts, with stress and exhaustion at their peak, would eliminate some pretense -- therefore saving my suitors and me time in assessing marriage potential....

  • What is chivalry?

    By Esther D. Kustanowitz

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Once, I went out with this guy who was really traditional -- not Jewishly, but when it came to dating. He believed in chivalry: If we drove somewhere, he would always run around to my side and open the door, even though it took longer and I was perfectly capable of opening it...
  • Letters to the Editor

    March 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Claims Unfounded

    Professor Barry Steiner's claims that had I written more extensively about David Irving in "Denying the Holocaust" this lawsuit might have been avoided is completely unfounded (Letters, Mar. 11). He might have better served his argument by offering some proof,...

  • E-mailer at the Bat

    By Carin Davis

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I'm a sucker for a slugger in a baseball hat. So I got caught looking at Alex, the hottie at my weekly Sunday softball game. He works for a nonprofit, volunteers at a local hospital and drinks at St. Nicks. And he has the greatest laugh.

    Wise to the rules of both softball and dating,...

  • Why I’m Still Single

    By Tom Bunzel

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A friend of mine and I were sitting at Canter's having lunch when we were discussing my dating life -- or lack of it. Since he knows what a cool guy I am, he suggested that there was just one tactic to take -- to make up an ex-wife and a divorce so that I could avoid the stigma of...