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  • Hebrew word of the week: Tahtonim

    January 28, 2016 | 2:39 pm

    Our forefathers (and foremothers) likely did not wear any underwear, or, as Adam and Eve, wore only underwear (“fig leaves”). Until relatively recent times (and still in many traditional parts of the world), people did not wear special clothes next to the skin under other...

  • Dating 101: Going Commando

    By Ilana Angel

    July 20, 2015 | 6:27 pm

    I get asked out often. I was once asked out on the freeway while stuck in traffic. He motioned me to open my window, I thought  he would shoot me, but asked me out. It was oddly romantic. I get asked out a lot at the market and if you read my column with any regularity you know the...

  • MeUndies: Not your parents’ underwear retailer

    December 3, 2014 | 1:18 pm

    It was a particularly unglamorous experience that sparked Jonathan Shokrian’s idea for a multimillion-dollar business.

    Preparing to embark on a two-week trip to Europe in 2010, the then-25-year-old Conservative Jew from Los Angeles realized he needed more than his existing...

  • Kmart Layaway… Genious

    By Julia Bendis

    August 16, 2011 | 3:35 pm

    You know you’ve watched way too much television with your kids this summer when you start to pay attention to commercials…  During yet another “Big Time Rush” marathon, I noticed a Kmart commercial.  No, I didn’t pay extra attention to it because it was Kmart but rather WHAT they...

  • UPDATE: Weiner admits to lying about underwear photo [VIDEO]

    June 6, 2011 | 2:44 pm

    Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) acknowledged inappropriate internet relationships with at least six women but said he would not resign or get divorced.

    Weiner said he had lied last week when he denied sending a lewd underwear photo to a 21-year-old college student over Twitter and...

  • 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...