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  • How to buy the best diamond wedding ring for your buck

    By Kylie Jane Wakefield

    October 23, 2013 | 4:50 pm

    When Jeremy Ziskind of Pico-Robertson proposed last year to his then-girlfriend, Allyson Marcus, he had a basic idea of what kind of engagement ring he would give his future wife.

    “Allyson told me pretty early on in our relationship that she loved the idea of a heart-shaped...

  • Apr. 27-May 3

    By Ryan Torok

    April 25, 2012 | 10:46 am

    SUN | APRIL 29

    CELEBRATE ISRAEL
    Mizrahi pop star Eyal Golan, “The Voice” contestant Monique Benabou and Craig Taubman are the featured performers at today’s 64th Independence Day Festival, which includes a Salute to Israel Walk and Ride and an art installation competition....

  • Anne Hathaway’s plan spoiled by love

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 29, 2011 | 11:26 am

    Actress Anne Hathaway is now sporting an engagement ring from her boyfriend Adam Shulman whom she’s been seeing since 2008 reports PEOPLE.

    “I am very much in love with him, [only] Adam totally ruined my plan,” Hathaway, 28, previously said of their three-year relationship. “I was really actually looking forward to a little alone time, and then I fell in love like a fool!”

  • A Time to Choose: NY With My Sister Or LA With My Man

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 19, 2011 | 9:42 pm

    Mr. Dreamboat asked me to move in with him Saturday.  I wish I could say this is a column about the timing of moving in with someone and if it’s necessary before marriage but I’m going to save that for later this week.  It feels dishonest of me to let you think my relationship is...

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  • Bachelorette Finale: Ashley & JP Lose, While Ben Goes Out a Winner

    By Ilana Angel

    August 2, 2011 | 12:57 am

    The Bachelorette is finally over for the season. Thank God.  I seriously don’t think I would have lasted through one more week.  However, I’m about to watch three hours of hell and I’m oddly exited.  I have a mojito on hand, with a bottle of wine as back up, so let the train...

  • Shtetl engagement custom makes modern comeback

    October 10, 2008 | 4:32 pm

    When it comes to Jewish wedding customs, one could say everything old is new again.

    According to numerous how-to-plan-your-Jewish-wedding Web sites, modern couples have resurrected tenaim (a 12th- century Ashkenazic tradition) and -- after retrofitting the ritual -- eagerly add the...

  • Engaging young philanthropists—our approach

    By Sharna Goldseke

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I have been asked to reflect on the challenge of engaging younger Jewish philanthropists in communal life. As a member of the next generation, I have wrestled with this question for more than a decade.

    Approximately five years ago, at the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies,...

  • Nitty-Gritty Starts After You Say ‘I Do’

    By Courtney Nathan

    January 8, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Anyone who has been married knows the real truth that marriage is hard work and, while it might get easier over time, marriage always takes effort. This is the No. 1 thing I tell newly engaged couples in "I Do," a marriage preparation class.

    Sure, engagement is exciting and happy...

  • Rock On

    By J.D. Smith

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Getting engaged is a life-altering, mind-blowing, milestone event. It is the romantic equivalent of graduating from college and being thrown into the great unknown. We are transitioning here.

    Getting engaged is also something you have to do. It doesn't just happen on its own. At...

  • Happy Circumstance

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Erin Falkowitz, 25, daughter of Ellen and Michael Falkowitz, and Jake Jundef, 26, son of Bracha and Moshe Jundef, met in the summer of 1997, long after the laws of probability say they should have. Both of them went to UC Santa Barbara and had numerous mutual friends -- Jake had even...

  • To Elected   Love

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Once in a while, when you lose in politics, you can still win. Even though Michael Wissot lost his bid for a seat in the state assembly last fall, he found his beshert along the campaign trail.

    Wissot, 28, recently announced his engagement to Stephen S. Wise Temple Cantor Alison...

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