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  • Fear, Hope & The Pursuit of Love

    By Ilana Angel

    June 4, 2012 | 6:17 pm

    My heart has been broken many times.  There are different levels of heartache of course, but pain is pain and it all hurts the same.  When my dad died my heart broke in a way I thought I would never recover from, but now it is the part of my broken heart that I pray will never mend. ...

  • Love Looks Jewish to Me

    By Ilana Angel

    May 15, 2012 | 8:05 am

    I like to set up my friends.  By friends of course I mean I will set up anyone.  I come across a lot of single people during my daily travels and if someone is open to a fix up, I’m all over it.  I will add them to my running list of possible set ups and hope I make a match.   I...

  • Dating with Children: Hope & Expectations

    By Ilana Angel

    April 15, 2012 | 1:08 pm

    Dating is hard.  Dating with young children is harder.  Dating with older children in nerve wracking.  My son is 16 and now has opinions about who I date.  He wants me to be happy and is very protective of my heart.  He has seen it get broken and so he wants to make sure I date...

  • What Do Women Owe Each Other?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    February 1, 2012 | 3:40 pm

    I found out through the grapevine, that a boyfriend of a friend of mine recently cheated on my friend (with a hooker in Las Vegas nonetheless!).  After much deliberation, I’ve finally decided I am not going to tell her….

    I feel a bit traitorous about it all and I’m left wondering...

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  • Rules For Dating Occupy Wall Street Protestors

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    October 31, 2011 | 3:36 pm

    I was downtown recently and stopped by the Occupy LA protests.  My heart is with the Occupy Wall Street protesters and I truly believe they may bring about positive changes in our political system.  But on a lighter note, I also noticed that there seemed to be a lot of new...

  • My Jewish Credo

    By Dennis Prager

    June 7, 2011 | 6:37 pm

    About 20 years ago, a Jewish publication in Australia invited me to make a list of my basic Jewish beliefs. I found the exercise much more difficult and much more significant than I had anticipated. I have come to believe that all those who consider themselves thoughtful individuals...

  • Amy Chua a.k.a The Tiger Mother Got It Right!

    By Julia Bendis

    May 3, 2011 | 11:28 am

    When I first heard about Amy Chua, the self-professed Chinese Tiger Mother, I didn’t understand what all the hype, the drama and the hatred was about.  After reading more about her and her parenting memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”, I couldn’t help but like her even more!

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  • Can you say fiduciary duty? Jewish nonprofits must follow new rules

    December 24, 2008 | 1:56 am

    Based on all reports, the evil criminality of Bernard Madoff has decimated the portfolios of hundreds of individuals and charitable organizations. The consequences for ongoing charitable programs and future gifts will be felt for many years to come.

    While there should be no limit to...

  • Thanks, but No Thanks

    By Mark Miller

    June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As far as I know, there are no such things as federal laws pertaining to dating. Oh, sure, there was that book "The Rules," a few years back, but those weren't federal laws; those were simply man-made, or rather, woman-made rules or suggestions. As to why there are no federal laws...

  • World Court Poses U.S., Israel Threat

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The new International Criminal Court sounds like such a good idea, why would either the United States or Israel oppose it?

    The court came into existence on July 1, when 60 countries ratified the treaty establishing it. The court's mission is to punish genocide, crimes against...

  • Law and Order

    By Rabbi Allen I. Freehling

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In a Sept. 11 New York Times Op-Ed piece by Thomas L. Friedman on the feelings of angst that linger a year after Sept. 11, 2001, the distinguished columnist reports that he turned to Rabbi Tzvi Marx, a teacher in the Netherlands. Here's what Marx told Friedman:

    "To some extent, we...

  • Southern Scandals

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    TV writer Loraine Despres dreamed up her award-winning debut novel, "The Scandalous Summer of Sissy LeBlanc," (William Morrow, $24) after a creative writing class stirred her memories of growing up Jewish in Amite, La.

    Despres recalled the bullet holes in her bedroom wall, courtesy...

  • Rules for Today’s Dating Game

    By Jennifer Brody

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Dating Scenario 1: You meet a Ben Stiller look-alike at a friend's party. He's cute, funny and intelligent. You think he could be your leading man until he asks you out for Tuesday night bowling instead of Saturday night for dinner and a movie. You think he just wants to be your...