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  • Scarlett Johansson marries in Canada UPDATED

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 28, 2008 | 9:21 pm

    Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot over the weekend, but no one knows whether it was a Jewish wedding…

    Johansson is outspoken about her Judaism. She has been called “the kosher Danish” because of her father’s Scandinavian background, but according to Wikipedia, her...

  • Finding their way home to Judaism: three same-sex couples share their conversion stories

    By Nick Street

    October 12, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "My parents were old hippies," said Felicia Park-Rogers, who grew up in the Bay Area. "They were very suspicious of organized religion and anything else smacking of authority."
     
    When Park-Rogers, 35, met Rachel Timoner, her partner-to-be, in San Francisco in the early 1990s, she was...
  • Love ‘n’ Bloomers

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The tomb of a venerated rabbi has become the apparent final resting place for the underwear of hundreds of Israeli women looking for husbands.

    Israel's Maariv newspaper reports that authorities have collected around 400 pairs of knickers and bras from the grilles of the tomb's window...

  • Get Married Without Disowning Your Mom

    By Carin Davis

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Welcome to tonight's main event, bride-to-be vs. mother of the bride. These two lightweight champions are battling it out for the hostess title. Ladies, take your corners. Have a clean fight, a fair fight and no hitting below the garter belt.

    Many a wedding have lead to...

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  • Will She Marry Him?

    By Seth Menachem

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In my last Singles column, "Change of Heart," I left off with one important question for my girlfriend, Carrie: "Will you marry me?"

    Did she say yes?

    Well, let me back up a bit.

    A few days before the column came out, I drove over to Carrie's parents to ask for their blessing. Carol...

  • Change of Heart

    By Seth Menachem

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    It was only last October when I penned the column, "No Rush," for this paper, arguing against marriage.

    Now, eight months later, I take it all back. Well, most of it.

    As I wrote, I still do believe that other people often try to convince you to get married in order to...

  • Twisted Spinster

    By Teresa Strasser

    February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    My friend has a red velveteen frog that lives on the arm of her red velvet sofa.

    Her living room has become the gathering place for our little group, five of us, all single. We spend many a night on these couches, shoes kicked under the coffee table, ordering Chinese food,...

  • Have a Holly Jolly Schmooz-fest

    By Keren Engelberg

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Chinese-food-and-a-movie faces strong competition in our city once again this year. This Christmas Eve, on a night that would otherwise be distinguished by what we aren't celebrating, Stu and Lew Productions brings Jewish cheer with its "Schmooz-a-Palooza" party. Going on its 10...

  • A Match Made in Cyberspace

    By Keren Engelberg

    July 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "Sometimes fate takes too long." So reads the tagline on the home page for matchmaker.com, an Internet personals site.

    But anyone who's tried Internet dating (or any kind of dating, for that matter) knows that putting yourself out there is no guarantee of success. You're really just...

  • Love and Loyalty

    By Lia del Sesto

    May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    We would always say that we were the ambassadors of love and happiness, causing people to smile as they passed by us, the chemistry almost touchable.

    At that point, the fact that he was a Jew and I was an Italian Catholic didn't seem to make much difference. We were in love and that...

  • The Rebbetzin Will Keep Her Name

    By Viva Hammer

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One of the great debates after I became engaged to a rabbi was how I would be addressed by my husband's congregation. I did not plan on changing either my first or my last names after my wedding, but this would be an unintelligible decision to the parishioners.

    The world seemed to...

  • White Wedding

    By Ruth E. Gruber

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The Riemer family is something of a rarity in the Jewish world of post-Communist Central Europe.

    Not only are Daniel Riemer and his wife Magda both Jewish, but both of their 20-something daughters, Zuzana and Sandra, have found Jewish men to marry.

    This is no easy feat in a part of...

  • The Rebbetzin

    By  Orit Arfa

    June 21, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Didi Carr Reuben was not keen about the idea of dating a rabbi, and on her first official date with Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, she was desperate for a way to get out of it.

    "He's a cute guy, but I couldn't see cuteness," says Didi in her husky voice and Bronx accent. "All I [imagined]...

  • Satan in the Shtetl

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    "Great-grandma was a naughty girl," says British filmmaker Ben Hopkins, whose feature debut, "Simon Magus," is the tale of a Polish shtetl in peril.

    The iconoclastic director's single Jewish ancestor was the Eastern European mistress of an English gentleman in Vienna; in the 1910s,...